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Ice Cream to the People

Thursday, June 11, 2009
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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El Rio (Mission @ Precita)

Please come out for the Produce to the People Benefit Party this thursday evening, June 11th from 5-9pm at El Rio (Mission @ Precita). $5-20 suggested donation (no one turned away for lack of funds), $3 for ice cream, $1 raffle tickets.

We have delicious Straus Family Creamery Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Homemade vegan almond-coconut milk ice cream to go with Scharffen Berger 70% bittersweet chocolate, locally harvested fruit preserves, herb syrups and local honey.

And we have a totally amazing raffle of prizes from a long list of very tasty, talented and generous donors, including Atlas Cafe, Bay Area Source, Brooke Brown Saracino (musician), Crushpad, Gregory Bartlett (artist), Fayes Video, Magnolia Pub and Brewery, Mission Pie, Not Just Flowers, Phoenix Books, Preston
Vineyards, Ritual Coffee Roasters, Scarlet Sage Herb Co., Shelley Esson (wine tasting), Sydney Gressel (yoga/meditation), and Tartine Bakery.

You can find more information about Produce to the People below, or on our website at You can also join our facebook page for updates, or send us an email to join our newsletter.

Please forward this email and invite your friends!
Hope to see you there!

All my best,

Lauren Anderson
Program Coordinator
Produce to the People
producetothepeople [at]

Produce to the People (PttP) is a backyard harvest project that collects excess
produce from residential fruit trees and gardens in San Francisco. The produce
is given to local organizations that redistribute free food to low-income
families and individuals, including The Free Farm Stand. We are in the process
of initiating an employment program for high school students, harvesting
produce on bicycles, working at food distribution sites, and learning about
local food systems, environmental stewardship, and community organizing.

PttP serves the community on many levels, by offering a free service that
utilizes fresh, healthy food that would otherwise go to waste, by aiding in our
local food security through the distribution of produce to our neighbors and
friends who may not always have access to it, and by creating youth employment
and environmental education.
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 10, 2009 11:59AM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


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