Feast Down East (FDE), a nonprofit that supports local farmers and food access throughout Wilmington and Southeastern North Carolina, will be holding a free event for the public. ‘Community Cultivator’ will be on Oct. 5 from 5 – 8 p.m., and the evening will feature complimentary food from local farmers prepared by True Blue Events. There will be live music from Animal Lounge, raffle prizes generously donated by local businesses, and conversation with the community of FDE staff, farmers, customers, partners, and supporters.
“We are elated to gather with our community to enjoy delicious local food, live music and each other’s company,” said Jordyn Appel-Hughes, Executive Director of Feast Down East. “The Community Cultivator is a celebration of our local food system and everyone who relies on it, while also educating attendees about the work of Feast Down East programs and their mission to build a resilient community.”
RSVPs are encouraged via the Feast Down East website. While this is an evening of celebration, it also focuses on education about the mission and programs of Feast Down East – supporting local farmers and providing healthy, local food to communities experiencing food insecurity throughout Southeastern N.C.
There are various ways to support FDE. You can attend their free events, spread the word about their mission, participate in raffle prize donations or sponsorships, or visit one of many Local Motive Mobile Farmers’ Market sites. Donations can be made through their website at donate.feastdowneast.org. For more information contact Tamara Morales, Feast Down East’s Development Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 574.286.7468.
Community Cultivator will be held at the Azalea Station located at 1502 Castle Street in Wilmington. Check out the FDE website at www.feastdowneast.org to find out more about the organization and to RSVP.