Okra Palooza 2012

Okra Palooza 2012

Okra Palooza

Okra Palooza

Promise of Peace (POP) Community Garden is going to be hosting Okra Palooza on Saturday, June 16 2012 from 1-5pm.  POP is a local non-profit community garden, which helps teach families about sustainable living and gardening. All proceeds from Okra Palooza will be going to support the garden and the community. So come on out to support a great cause! Evaluate the Plate will be there to support the cause and to take photos!

Community Garden

Community Garden

Solar Energy Truck

Solar Energy Truck

This year should a be a real hit with an okra recipe contest, food, beer and live music. Even cooler, the stage will be powered by a solar energy truck! Tickets are $10 for entrance and $20 for full access. So, what does “full access” include? Here’s the perks:

  • Try POP’s okra inspired food – everything is healthy!
  • Beer included – Who could resist? Especially with summer already here!

Interested in entering the okra-recipe contest? See the details here:

  • 1st Place Prize – Two free nights at Hotel Palomar with continental breakfast
  • Runner Up Prize – Gift certificate to Exhale Spa – 10 classes!
  • 3rd Place – $100 Gift certificate to Central 214
  • $10/person to enter (full-access ticket included)
  • Recipe must contain okra!
  • Recipe must be pre-cooked
  • Recipe must be at least 4 quarts and in a container that can sustain heat or coolness
  • Participants should arrive before 12:30pm
  • Each participant with have a table to decorate with their team’s name or bring banners
  • Will be required to remain at the table until judging at 3:00pm
  • Free professional photos of your dish and the festival to share on your facebook page!
  • To enter: email me at bird@evaluatetheplate.com or call 972-996-1695

Musical Guests

Fingerless Ghost

Fingerless Ghost

Also part of the okra-fest will be live music from Annie Benjamin, Douglas Fairweather, and one of my personal favorites, Fingerless Ghost.  This is a line-up sure to please on Saturday afternoon! From classic country to the soul of the south and even some dancin’ music! So bring your family and enjoy an afternoon at Promise of Peace Community Garden

Promise of Peace Community Garden

Annie Benjamin

Annie Benjamin

7446 East Grand Avenue  Dallas, TX 75214
 
 
Evaluate the Plate, LLC
info@evaluatetheplate.com
972-996-1695
Dallas, TX

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