A Benefit Sale

Saturday, September 17
8 AM – 3 PM
Round Hill Barn
8932 Maple Circle, Overland Park 66207
(Click Round Hill Barn for Map)

“Last year’s sale exceeded our wildest expectations. There were 50 people in line before the doors opened; there was a wonderful assortment of new and used kitchenware, people had fun and most of all we were able to give the proceeds to food related groups in Kansas City”, said Jasper Mirabile, President of Slow Food KC,   “We have high expectations for this year’s sale.”  

Come shop and enjoy Slow Food Blend Coffee from The Roasterie, pastries from Culinary Cornerstones and delicious BBQ sandwiches.

Everyone is encouraged to clean out their kitchen and dining room and donate any new or gently used kitchen items such as knives, china, glassware, cooking utensils, small appliances and table linens for the sale. Donations can be dropped off at the event venue prior to the sale.

Donation Drop-off at Round Hill Barn
Thursday, September 15, 1pm – 7pm
Friday, September 16, 9am – 5pm

Contact:  Mariann Vandenberg
913-648-0858  Mariann@travels-with-taste.com

The designated beneficiaries for the 2011 event are Rosedale Healthy Kids Initiative and Culinary Cornerstones of Episcopal Community Services and Slow Food Kansas City.

The Rosedale Healthy Kids Initiative (HKI) is a community effort to reduce childhood obesity in the Rosedale neighborhood of Kansas City by promoting healthy, active lifestyles for all residents. Learn more at  www.healthykidsinitiative.org

Culinary Cornerstones is a groundbreaking program that trains people for jobs in the food service industry. Culinary Cornerstones addresses root causes of hunger–unemployment and under-employment, for example–by providing necessary job skills and placement assistance. Learn more at  www.episcopalcommunity.org/pages/culinary.html

Slow Food Kansas City, a local convivium (501c3), seeks to create dramatic and lasting change in the food system. We reconnect Americans with the people, traditions, plants, animals, fertile soils and waters that produce our food. We seek to inspire a transformation in food policy, production practices and market forces so that they ensure equity, sustainability and pleasure in the food we eat. Through the convivium’s fund raising efforts, we support other non-profit organizations with the expertise to accomplish these goals.  www.slowfoodkc.org  and  www.slowfoodusa.org