Thursday, November 10, 2011

Fundraiser Honors California's Black Farmers

Oakland, CA – Farms to Grow, Inc. will hold its first annual fundraiser celebration on Saturday Nov 12th, 2011. This spectacular event will feature conversations with African American farmers, locally sourced food tastings from black owned restaurants, special musical guests Laurnea, Melanie Demore, Ambessa Negus, Alena Cawthorne, and Tyrone Weems. The event will also feature a silent auction for a chance to win great prizes such as fine art, event passes, golf lessons, and more. Farms to Grow's fundraiser will be held at the Historic Preservation Park, Nile Hall, 668 13th St Oakland, CA. Admission is $40 advance tickets, $50 at the door. Students and limited incomes, two for one tickets. Tickets are available at the door or online at To make a tax deductible donations visit
“The event is open to the general community and all proceeds go towards supporting black farmers. Please consider buying a block of tickets and/or an ad to help support our continuing efforts."

Gail P. Myers, Ph.D.
First Annual Fundraiser
(415) 359-7825
Employer Identification Number : 5l-0524273
Farms To Grow, Inc. is a 501c3 that receives its funding from grants, In-Kind Services, community donations and fundraisers.

Farms To Grow, Inc. has been teaching communities how to garden, cook those vegetables and subsequently make healthy choices for seven years.

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