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FARMS NOT ARMS GOURMET DINNER
Date Sunday September 14
Time 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details
French Garden Restaurant in Sebastopol
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorMichael O'Gorman
Phone619-200-5954
Dear Farmers and Friends,Farms Not Arms is having a gourmet dinner, Sunday, September 14 to benefit the formation of the politically neutral Farmer-Veteran Coalition (http://www.farmvetco.org).The dinner will be at The French Garden Restaurant in Sebastopol from 3 pm. To 6 pm. Tickets are $100 and will include produce grown by Iraq War vet Matthew McCue, local wines and a speech by George Naylor, Iowa corn and bean farmer and Past President of the National Family Farm Coalition.There are still some tickets left - though they are going fast. And we could use some purchased for some of the young farmers, young veterans and young veteran-farmers that we want to help attend. You can go on line: http://farmsnotarms.org/Donate.aspx or call Michael O'Gorman(619-200-5954) or Sufyan Bunch (505-264-7939).You can also go to this link and read Matt McCue's story he wrote us while volunteering with the Peace Corps after his tour in Iraq. You can see why we find this endeavor so compelling. http://farmsnotarms.org/Statements/One_Soldier`apos`s_Story.aspxThe Farms Not Arms team,Will Allen and Kate Duesterberg, Cedar Circle Farm, East Thetford, VT.Jim Cochran, Swanton Berry Farm, Davenport, CA.Jim and Rebecca Goodman, Northwood Farm, Wonewoc, WIJohn Kiefer, Rosebud Farm, Sauk City, WIGeorge Naylor, Naylor Family Farm, Jefferson, IAMichael O'Gorman, Just Farms Consulting, San Diego, CA
Added to the calendar on Friday Sep 5th, 2008 5:18 PM
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