As guests enjoy a complimentary tasting of artisan wines from around the globe (many from organically grown grapes) and live entertainment they’ll also have the opportunity to shop at the local “green” pop-up market and savor delicious fare. Georgia Organics will give the audience tips on how-to “eat real,” by purchasing or growing their own sustainable and organic products.
Those being honoured at this inaugural event have shown an outstanding and innovative commitment to providing healthy dietary options to all members of the Atlanta community, from fighting childhood obesity to adults making a more environmentally conscious decision when dining out.
The Junior League of Atlanta (http://www.jlatlanta.org/
The mission of OrganiX Food Lounge is to provide a healthy alternative for dining and cocktails, by providing organic spirits and beverages. Located at 239 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE. OrganiX is a 3,900 square feet bar that features a wide variety of unique organic and vegetarian dishes. The focus of OrganiX is to provide guests a healthy option while drinking out and having fun.
Food Day is a nationwide celebration and movement towards more healthy, affordable and sustainable food. The holiday brings together all aspects of food from sustainable agriculture, to nutrition and health, to access and affordability. Food Day is more than just another day. It is a smart, timely grassroots campaign to raise awareness and find solutions to problems inherent to our food system.
“In honor of Food Day, we’re eager to recognize those who are making a difference in our community by providing healthy and organic meal options, as well as educate Atlantans on how they can incorporate these practices into their own lives,” states Kyla Cox, founder and president of Grape Crush Productions. “The Junior League of Atlanta and OrganiX Food Lounge are both committed to making our community a healthy and sustainable one.”
General admission tickets are $25 in advance online and $35 at the door. All guests must be 21 or older with valid identification to attend. To purchase tickets, visit http://fooddayatlanta.eventbrite.com and for the latest festival news and updates visit Grape Crush Productions on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/
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About Grape Crush Productions
Grape Crush Productions, Atlanta's premier food and wine event specialists, was voted one of Atlanta's BEST businesses of 2009, 2010 and 2011 for bringing the "tasting room" to living rooms, offices and venues across metro Atlanta. From social events and fundraisers, to festivals and corporate events, the “Grape Girls” provide guests with a customized wine tasting experience featuring unique wines from vineyards around the world. Grape Crush Productions is the creator and producers of Atlanta Food & Wine Month, Atlanta Winter Wine + Jazz Festival, Buckhead Wine Festival, Chefs in the City and other public and private wine and food themed events. For the latest company news and event updates, visit us on Facebook.