Date: 2014-03-15 17:00:00
Time: 2014-03-15 17:00:00
Cost: Admission is $5
Venue: Atherton Market
Address: 2104 South Blvd.
Friendship Gardens, in association with Atherton Market and the Queen City Mobile Market, will be hosting a fundraising event to kick start a new program that will match funds for nutrition benefits recipients at local food markets.
Through the new program, Charlotte residents receiving supplemental nutrition assistance (or SNAP, formally food stamps) will be able to get double value for each dollar they spend at three local food outlets: Atherton Market, Queen City Mobile Market, and the Friendship Gardens TO GO.
The fundraiser is $5 entrance with a several opportunities to donate throughout the evening. Features include a wine and beer bar and taste offerings from several local chefs being sponsored by Charlotte based businesses. Guest will have the opportunity to participate in fun games, including chefs “brackets” to vote on best dish of the evening.