Let's Grow Here Gala :: Big Muddy

You're invited to a very special event!

Join us in celebrating the past, present, and future of Big Muddy Urban Farm as we toast to the beautiful growth of Omaha's community food system. This event will host more than 120 business and community leaders in celebration of achievements while delighting guests in a culinary experience, coupled with exciting entertainment and conversation.

THE EVENING'S HAPPENINGS
6:00 - Reception with live music, drinks, and fun
6:20 - Enjoy from a spread of delicious bites created by:
The Grey Plume, Kitchen Table, Table Garce Cafe
6:50 - Presentation Begins
** World premiere of "Let's Grow Here" short film about the formation of Big Muddy and the Urban Ag Ecosystem **
** Aspiring Farmer Residents will present their What I've Learned speeches **
** Grow the Pumpkin Patch Activity between each speech **
8:00 - Presentation Finishes, social time, enjoy live music
8:30 - Farewell and Gifts

PURPOSE
Together we can challenge food insecurity and the barriers facing beginning farmers, helping ensure our local food system provides all community members with a healthy, safe, and vibrant place to live.

Proceeds benefit Big Muddy and support our service learning educational programs: The Aspiring Farmer Residency, Youth Garden Program, and hosting school/volunteer groups. Visit our website for more information: www.bigmuddyurbanfarm.org

** GROW THE PUMPKIN PATCH FUNDRAISING ACTIVITY **
"Pumpkin seed packets" (donation forms) are placed at each table. Guests wanting to donate will raise their seed packet in the air. A "Pumpkin Patch Kid" will collect the packet and bring it to the "Pumkin Patch" to light up a "Pumpkin" (orange paper lantern).

TICKETS and SPONSORSHIP
Individual Tickets - $50 40 under 40 - $40
Tables of 10 - $500
Sponsor a resident speech - $2000+
Patron Sponsors - $1000+

Host a table or buy a ticket today: https://squareup.com/store/big-muddy-urban-farm

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
We grow from community support to then support our community as an educational resource. We are thankful to our sponsors and donors and the many individuals that make Big Muddy possible:

Sherwood Foundation (Barn Raiser)
Weitz Family Foundation (Barn Raiser)
Mutual of Omaha Foundation (Presenting Sponsor)
Platinum Wine Distributing (Wine Donation)
The Grey Plume
Kitchen Table
Table Grace Cafe
Gifford Park Neighborhood Assocaition (Partner)
Crazy Gringa Hot Sauce (Gift Bag Donation)

Want to connect your business to the environmental, educational and community health cause?
Become a sponsor by contacting:
Brent Lubbert, Executive Director
(402)-213-9646
info@bigmuddyurbanfarm.org
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