Agriculture

San Benito Arts Council to host farm-to-table benefit for the arts

The Arts Council's second annual farm-to-table benefit will highlight food from local producers prepared by local chefs Mike Fisher and Becky Herbert.
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This article was contributed by the San Benito County Arts Council.

July has arrived in San Benito County, which means it's time again for the San Benito County Arts Council's The Art of Eating: A Farm-to-Table Benefit for the Arts.

The benefit is set to take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 22 at the Herbert Family Organic Farm in Hollister and will feature gourmet food prepared by local chefs Mike Fisher of Fisher's and Becky Herbert of the Farmhouse Cafe. This four-course open air dinner will highlight food from local producers and feature wine from Aroma Cellars, live music, and great company in the beautiful surroundings of the Herbert Family Farm. All proceeds from this event benefit art programs throughout San Benito County.

Guests are encouraged to bring their own artistic plates! Parking is available at no charge/open seating.

Tickets are $75 and limited and can be purchased at www.sanbenitoarts.eventbrite.com.

About the Arts Council

The San Benito County Arts Council was founded in 2006 as a private nonprofit by a group of artists, art supporters, and community and business leaders to serve as a local arts agency for San Benito County. With a mission to bring people together through the arts, the Arts Council serves as the official state and local partner of the California Arts Council.

The San Benito County Arts Council creates dynamic programs in arts education, exhibiting, presenting, and creative-placemaking, as well as unique projects designed to bring arts services to specific target communities, including low-income students, incarcerated youth and youth on probation, and students with special needs. Their Arts in Education Program, for example, brings performances and workshops in the visual and performing arts to over 6,000 students at 17 local schools in San Benito County.

For more information call (831) 636-2787 or email info@sanbenitoarts.org. Be sure to follow the San Benito County Arts Council on social media for event and sponsor highlights.

A special thanks to The Art of Eating sponsors: Anderson Homes, Bertuccio’s Market, Bianchi, Kasavan & Pope LLP, Central Ag Supply, Earthbound Farm Organic, Heritage Bank of Commerce, International Horticultural Technologies (IHORT), Jayleaf LLC, K & S Properties, Mission Village Voice, Pinnacle Organic, Schipper Design, True Leaf Farms, California Arts Council, Monterey Peninsula Foundation, and David and Lucille Packard Foundation.

 

 

San Benito County Arts Council

The San Benito County Arts Council’s mission is to: *Promote diversity, quality and involvement in the arts for all residents in San Benito County *Encourage cultural and artistic growth and create opportunities for the production of art *Provide access to the arts through programs in the visual, performing and media arts *Establish a favorable climate for artists to live and work and for the arts to thrive