Oct 24, 2012 10:22 AM by Cecilia Stevenson

Food Day Acadiana

National Food Day is a celebration of Real food and a movement towards healthy, affordable, and sustainable food sources.

On October 27, Great Harvest Bread Co. and Acadiana Food Circle are hosting Lafayette's own Food Day celebration with an afternoon full of REAL food, music, fun children's activities, and information about locally grown food and locally made products. Food Day is a FREE event and a great time to meet local farmers and learn about the restaurants in the area that use local ingredients to make tasty meals. Food Day is very family friendly with fun activities for the kids including a seed planting workshop, face painting, food art, petting zoo, and other activities hosted by Children's Museum of Acadiana.

Farmer Lineup: Gotreaux's Family Farms Mark & Mary's City Farm Market Basket Youngsville Homegrown Organics

Restaurant Lineup: Jolie's Bistro Cochon Great Harvest Bread Co. Café Cohen The Lab Vendor Lineup: Gonsoulin Land & Cattle Ranch for AFC Local Beer for T.R.A.I.L

Primo's Peppers Informational presentations: What is REAL Food & How to Get It? -by Gotreaux Family Farms Cooking Demonstration - by Jeremy Connor, Exec. Chef Village Cafe' How to Grow Veggies in a 5 Gallon Bucket (you'll get a bucket!) -by Earthshare Gardens Kids Planting Seeds Workshop -by Mark & Mary's City Farm Nutritional Presentation -by My Food Coach Acadiana Food Circle will be distributing their local food directory.

Daphne Olivier with My Food Coach will have lots of nutritional information available.

All of this is happening on October 27 during 2pm to 6pm at Maurice Heymann Memorial Park, on the corner of S. College Road and Girard Park Drive, Lafayette.


For more info call: 337-236-8966

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