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2012 Live Love Local Celebration


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2012 Live Love Local Celebration

Saturday, August 25, 2012

LIVE LOVE LOCAL Celebration at Detroit’s Eastern Market- Shed 5

12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

The Greening of Detroit, in partnership with edibleWow magazine, will once again celebrate living green, loving Detroit, and local food during its Live Love Local Celebration. Live Love Local Celebration will be a true opportunity to celebrate healthy local living while raising critical support for The Greening of Detroit’s environmental programs and projects.

And for the first time ever, the ” Young Farmer of the Year Award” will be awarded recognizing young farmers who are the future of agriculture in Michigan.

This event will be held in the newly renovated Shed 5 amidst the hustle and bustle of thousands of market- goers shopping for fresh and local fruits and vegetables. Bring your appetite and get ready to experience four hours of energy-packed, culinary demonstrations by some of the areas top chefs in the heart of Detroit’s Eastern Market.

Restaurants & Chefs Participating in LIVE LOVE LOCAL

Aaron Cozadd, Union Woodshop
Alex Youngman, Zingerman’s
Amber Poupour, Cacao Tree
Andy Hollyday, Roast
Brandon Johns, The Grange
Brian Perrone, Slow’s Bar-B-Q
Caroline Howard, Traffic Jam
Chris Franz, Rattlesnake Club
Curtis Wooten, Avalon International Breads
Daniel Campbell, Tallulah
Dave Mancini, Supinos
Douglas Runyon, El Guapo Grill
Greg Mudge, Mudgie’s
Jason Murphy, Russell Street Deli
Joan Melnick, Bonnie’s Kitchen
John Calder, Calder Dairy
John Sommerville, The Lark
Kathleen O’Neill, Canape Cart
Lorraine Platman, Sweet Lorraine’s
Mike Trombley, Eagle Tavern
Phil Jones, Colors
Tomas Lasher, Inn Season

Wine provided by Sandhill Crane

Coffee provided by Mighty Good Coffee

Tea provided by Chartreuse

*Tickets are $25.00 and includes tasting at all 25 chef stations and two drink tickets (additional beverages available for purchase!)*

Celebration Kickoff…

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Greening of Detroit VIP Gala:

The celebration kicks things off at Food Network’s Iron Chef Michael Symons', Roast Restaurant. This exclusive gala will provide 160 guests with a rare opportunity to dine at Detroit’s premier restaurant, Roast. Chef Symon and friends will prepare a five course feast, featuring locally grown and raised food and recipes that promise to amaze the palate. Each celebrity chef will prepare a signature course and will be among the crowd to celebrate the launching of The Greening’s Live Love Local Celebration. Guests will have the opportunity to see the chefs in action, dine in fashion, enjoy signature cocktails and live entertainment provided by local artists.

*All proceeds benefit The Greening of Detroit’s planting, urban agriculture, education and workforce development initiatives.*

To purchase tickets for the Gala and/or the Celebration follow the link below:


Any question or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor of LIVE LOVE LOCAL Celebration, please contact Monica Tabares, Community Relations Director at monica | greeningofdetroit ! com


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