[Market-farming] [Fwd: Lollapalooza Farmers' Market]
goodows at infinet.com
Fri May 2 22:52:40 EDT 2003
Guillermo Payet wrote:
> Hello Lucy and Eugene,
> Here's another good opportunity for your farm that we've been working on.
> This summer, working with Lollapalooza and with your farm -- if you
> are interested and if you are close to one of Lollapalooza's concerts --
> we'll be bringing fresh, local food to the rockin' masses.
> Every Lollapalooza concert this summer will feature a Lollapalooza Farmers'
> Market, offering --your products-- to the hungry hordes of concertgoers.
> See the attached press release (below) for the details, and if you are
> interested in participating, please contact Claudette Silver at
> cmsilver at lollapalooza.com. And if you know of other farmers that might
> be interested, please do pass this email along!
> Also, following up on my recent Health Magazine email: Health Mag was
> very interested in the event info that we sent them. They will print
> only a couple from the list that we gave them, but promised to print a
> link to more events on our Web site from the article in their July/August
> edition. To prepare for that, we've added an events calendar to
> LocalHarvest, and we now need your help populating it. So if you have
> any events planned for this summer that you would like us to promote,
> just edit your LocalHarvest listing and add your events into our database
> from there. We'll be promoting your events via the Web site, and via
> our "keep me posted" weekly emails to the thousands of people around
> the country that have signed up with us for updates on local food and
> farming related events.
> Thanks for your participation
> Join us for Lollapalooza's Farmers' Market - coming to a town near you!
> July and August 2003
> Come sell your organic produce at one of the summer's biggest traveling
> music festivals - Lollapalooza! (see listing of cities at end of this email)
> This year, Lollapalooza, in partnership with Localharvest.org, will present
> a farmer's market in every city we visit. The goal of Lollapalooza's
> Organic Farmer's Market is to educate the public about the importance of
> buying local and organic and to provide an arena for local farmers to sell
> their ready-to-eat produce - and we need your help! We would love to have
> you join us for the day and sell anything that's organic, good tasting and
> ready-to-eat. So summer fruits are perfect as well as nuts, fresh roasted
> corn on the cob, homemade sweets, pies and cookies. We'd love to have you
> bring your fresh strawberries, grapes, nectarines, cherries, blackberries,
> watermelon, etc and more to sell at Lollapalooza!
> In case you don't know, Lollapalooza is an all day music festival whose fans
> are an eclectic bunch. They come early and stay all day. They are dedicated
> to the music and excited to check out what1s new. Lollapalooza will feature
> up-and-coming band as well as headliners like Jane's Addiction, Audioslave
> and Incubus. Lollapalooza will perform in outdoor amphitheaters and other
> venues across the United States this summer, and attendance at each show is
> expected between 15,000 30,000 patrons per day.
> Lollapalooza's Farmers' Market will help educate the public that:
> - Nearly 20 percent of the energy consumed in the U.S. goes into growing,
> processing and delivering the food we eat.
> - Most of our food travels hundreds of miles before it reaches us, and uses
> countless gallons of fossil fuels for transportation and electricity in
> the process. A food system dependant on cheap energy is a weak link in
> the long term security of our food supply.
> - Unless our food is grown specifically on an organic farm, it's been
> grown using dangerous petrochemicals and pesticides all before we even
> think about eating it. Many family farms use organic methods as a way
> of caring about the long term health of their land and communities.
> - Most of your food dollar goes into the hands of a few large agribusiness
> conglomerates, while we continue to lose family farms at a fast pace.
> Buying from local farmers will help keep their farms profitable, reducing
> the pressure to sell their land, and helping keep our communities and diets
> diverse and healthy.
> As an organic farmer, you are already working on creating a healthy planet.
> Lollapalooza is hoping to help educate concert goers about the importance of
> organic farming and buying local, and provide healthy, good tasting fresh
> products to our concert goers. Lollapalooza is also committed to reducing
> the waste produced at each show. Should you decide to join us, please limit
> the disposable items (napkins, plastic utensils, cups, etc) you use with
> your goods. We can also provide you with resources to obtain biodegradable
> and recyclable utensils and paper products.
> Please be prepared to set up just as if you were selling at your local
> market. Most spaces we have will be set up for the equivalent of a 10' X
> 10' space. If you need it, Lollapalooza can provide you with one table for
> you to use to sell your products, but we encourage you to bring your own
> small tent, tables, canopies, etc. to enhance your presentation.
> Although Lollapalooza is an all day and into the night event, the hours of
> the organic farmers market will be Noon 6pm daily (exact time will vary
> slightly from show to show.) You will be able to set up approximately 3
> hours before show begins.
> The day rate to vend in Lollapalooza's organic farmer1s market is $50. No
> commission or percentage will be taken on goods sold.
> Space is filling up quickly! Reserve your spot today!
> If you would like more information on participating in Lollapalooza's
> Farmers' Market, contact Claudette Silver at cmsilver at lollapalooza.com.
> Lollapalooza also wants to invite both local and national nonpofits working
> on issues of family farms, organic farming, and pesticide reform to table
> at Lollapalooza. Please let us know if you have an organization in mind
> that fits the bill.
> 2003 Lollapalooza Tour Schedule ( http://www.lollapalooza.com )
> Grand Rapids, MI Ionia County Fairgrounds July 3
> Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Music Center July 4
> Minneapolis, MN Target Center July 6
> Kansas City, MO Verizon Wireless Music Center July 8
> St. Louis, MO UMB Bank Pavillion July 9
> Milwaukee, WI Marcus Amphitheatre July 11
> Chicago, IL Tweeter Center July 12
> Columbus, OH Germain Ampitheatre July 13
> Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center July 16
> Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre July 18
> Pittsburgh, PA Post-Gazette Pavilion July 19
> Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center July 20
> Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center July 23
> Boston, MA Tweeter Center July 25
> Philadelphia, PA Tweeter at the Waterfront July 27
> Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre July 30
> Washington, DC Nissan Pavilion August 1
> Raleigh, NC ALLTEL Pavilion August 2
> Atlanta, GA Hi Fi Buys Amphitheatre August 3
> W. Palm Beach, FL Coral Sky Ampitheatre August 5
> Dallas, TX Smirnoff Music Centre August 8
> San Antonio, TX Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre August 9
> Houston, TX The Woodlands August 10
> Denver, CO Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre August 13
> Phoenix, AZ Cricket Pavilion August 15*
> Los Angeles, CA Glen Helen Blockbuster Pavilion August 16
> San Diego, CA Coors Amphitheatre August 17
> San Francisco, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre August 19
> Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre August 21
> Seattle, WA White River Amphitheatre August 23
> Syracuse, NY Vernon Down's Raceway August 30
> Guillermo Payet
> L O C A L H A R V E S T
> email: gpayet at localharvest.org
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Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 10:35:08 -0500
From: Lucy Goodman <goodows at infinet.com>
To: goodows at infinet.com
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