South Philly Food Co-op 2nd Annual Fall Garden Tour

Mike Kaiser, Marketing and Communications Committee Member Contact: michaelkais@gmail.com, 267-879-5318 Tuesday, August 7, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA ADVISORY SOUTH PHILLY FOOD CO-OP ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL FALL GARDEN TOUR FUNDRAISER WHO: The South Philly Food Co-op WHAT: The Second Annual South Philly Garden Tour – a self-guided ticketed event, featuring a new sampling of community and home gardens throughout South Philadelphia - a total of 20 gardens will be open for the tour. Ticket holders are invited to the Cantina (1651 East Passyunk Avenue) for an after-party with 20% off beverages. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 on the day of the tour. All funds raised through this event will support the South Philly Food Co-op’s efforts to bring a member-owned grocery store where high-quality food and products, including locally sourced and organic, can be found for a fair price. WHERE: Gardens throughout South Philadelphia including private homes, public gardens, and community plots. Tickets are currently on sale at: WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2012, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, check-in begins at Urban Jungle at 12:30 pm (Rain date: September 9) MORE INFO: http://southphillyfoodcoop.org/events/garden-tour/ About the South Philly Food Co-op: The South Philly Food Co-op initiative was started by a group of South Philadelphia community members dedicated to establishing a place where high-quality food and products, including locally sourced and organic, can be found for a fair price. We believe that it is vital that we choose food sources that are sustainable and support the local economy. We are also committed to building community and educating the community about making good food choices. Website: http://www.southphillyfoodcoop.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SouthPhillyFoodCoop Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SPFoodCoop