Pacific Coast Fruit Harvest Festival
Pacific Coast Fruit Company's Harvest Festival Restaurant and Retail Food Show is showcasing Pacific Northwest growers and promoting the availability of local produce and products through Pacific Coast Fruit Company.
Aug 23, 2010
from 02:00 pm to 06:00 pm
|Where||Portland, OR, Pacific Coast Fruit Company|
|Contact Name||Tom Brugato|
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On Monday August 23rd 2010 Pacific Coast Fruit Company is hosting a Harvest Festival Restaurant and Retail Food Show showcasing Pacific Northwest growers and promoting the availability of local produce and products through Pacific Coast Fruit Company. Our list of participants this year includes over 30 growers from throughout the Pacific Northwest, Food Alliance and Oregon Tilth, organizations dedicated to supporting safe and fair working conditions and environmental sustainability in agriculture and the food industry. Throughout the show, Food Alliance educators will conduct seminars and provide tools and resources that promote sustainability and help restaurant and retail operators more easily source and promote local, sustainable products in their establishments. We will conduct warehouse tours, offer product and beverage samples from Alloro Vineyards and Hopworks Brewery. In addition, we are giving away discounts on orders for attending the show and raffling prizes such as IPod’s, IPad’s and a gift certificate to Castagna, the Oregonian’s Restaurant of the year 2010.
The Harvest Festival Restaurant and Retail Food Show is 2PM to 6PM “Farmer’s Market” style
across the street from our building and families including supervised children
are welcome to attend. Come join a
great afternoon of building long lasting partnerships, meeting new friends and seeing
and sampling many of the wonderful products that are grown and made in the
great Pacific Northwest.
When: Monday, August
Where: Pacific Coast Fruit Company 201 NE 2nd
Ave Portland Oregon 97232 FREE PARKING
AT THE SHOW!
What: 2010 Harvest Festival Restaurant and Retail Food Show
Why: To promote and educate our customers on local NW products both Organic and Conventional
Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Schedule of Events:
2:00-6:00pm Live music with Jeff Putterman, food and beverage samples from Alloro Winery and Hopworks Brewery, watermelon eating contest and children’s coloring contest with prizes for three age groups. The winning pictures will be posted on the PCF website.
2:30-3:00pm Seminar: Sustainability-What certification options are available for food service and retail and what do they mean?
3:00-3:05 pm Raffle Drawing: (must be present to win).
3:05-3:25pm Facility Tour: Walking tour of the plant, quality control, VA packaging and traceability.
3:30-4:00pm Seminar: Sustainability-How can I incorporate sustainable products into my restaurant?
4:00-4:05pm Raffle Drawing: (must be present to win).
4:05-4:25pm Facility Tour: Walking tour of the plant, quality control, VA packaging and traceability.
4:30-5:00pm Seminar: Why should distributors become Food Alliance certified? Discussion of the benefits of Food Alliance Certification.
5:00-5:05pm Raffle Drawing: (must be present to win).
5:00-5:30pm Watermelon eating contest
5:15-5:45pm Seminar: Why should grower producers become Food Alliance certified? Discussion of the benefits of Food Alliance Certification.
5:45-5:50pm Final Raffle Drawing: (must be present to win).
No RSVP necessary. We look forward to seeing you on August 23rd!
Come by and say hello at the Oregon Tilth table!