You may have seen our recent State of the Market update. Things are looking up, but we know we need to shore up and store up (money) for the winter season. You can help and have a blast by attending Locally Sauced….
Little Rock Locally Sauced Farmer’s Market Fundraiser
Proceeds to benefit the Arkansas Local Food Network
Little Rock— August 12, 2019— On September 7th, 2019 the Arkansas Local Food Network (ALFN), an online farmer’s market that promotes Arkansas farms and cottage industries while bringing the best of local produce to the public, will host, Locally Sauced, unique and saucy fundraiser.
The Locally Sauced event will celebrate a variety of sweet and savory condiments while exploring the intersection between staple foods, in-season ingredients and delicious sauces and dips. The highlight of the event will be a series of stations where attendees sample sweet and savory sauces created with pantry staples and local ingredients. Each station will feature a basic sauce (hummus, pesto, vinaigrette, cream-style dressing, chutney, fruit compote, etc.) and provide a recipe card that outlines the basic formula to make the featured sauce or dressing. The station will also display a variety of local ingredients that can be used to make creative variations of the sauce. Every participant will have a good time, and leave empowered to buy local and get creative making sauces from scratch in their own kitchen.
Attendees who come to learn how to make sauces with local ingredients will enjoy heavy appetizers, drinks (cocktails and mocktails), and desserts. The ALFN is a 501c(3) non-profit organization, and can provide a tax-deductible receipt for any donation, large or small. Many local farms and businesses, including The Root Café, Community Bakery, Kornegay Farms, April’s Family Kitchen, Green Acres organic farm, Arkansas Natural Produce and more will support the event by contributing appetizers, sweet treats and local ingredients. Local sauces and products will be available for purchase.
Please join us at this great food experience – It’s sure to be a good time.
For over ten years, the Arkansas Local Food Network (ALFN), has worked to promote strong Arkansas farms and access to fresh local food in Central Arkansas. ALFN is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For more information visit GoALFN.com, call 501-398-1573, or email ARLocalFoodNetwork@gmail.com.