13th Annual Gourmet Grazing On The Green

13th Annual Gourmet Grazing On The Green

Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group Raises Money for Santa Cruz County Cancer Support Services

gourmetgrazing_img_0053 Gourmet Grazing Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.comGrazing on the Green, Santa Cruz County’s premier event for local food and artisan libations, will be held September 24 in Aptos Village Park from Noon — 4 p.m. Celebrating the unique culinary flavor, local fresh ingredients, and diversity of Santa Cruz County, Grazing on the Green brings together local community farmers, chefs, winemakers, brewers, spirits distillers, artisans and restaurateurs to celebrate community and enjoy great food and drink.

Grazing on the Green is the ultimate foodie festival, featuring an afternoon of tasting fine local wines, refreshing handcrafted beers, delicious food from top local chefs, and live music! This year’s event features over 70 local wineries, restaurants and breweries and is a must stop for Santa Cruz foodies. Experience the talents of some of Santa Cruz’s best chefs and taste specialty creations for the event, using locally grown produce and products generously donated by sponsors New Leaf Community Markets and Coke Farms.

gourmetgrazing_img_0073 Gourmet Grazing Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.comGrazing on the Green is a charitable fundraising event of Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group (SCCBG), a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer in the Santa Cruz community. Working with a dedicated group of volunteers and partners, SCCBG raises community consciousness through events and outreach and provides vital financial support for several Santa Cruz beneficiary organizations: Hospice of Santa Cruz County, Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Association, Katz Cancer Resource Center, WomenCARE Cancer Advocacy, Researchers from the University of California at Santa Cruz and the Teen Kitchen Project. Over the last decade, SCCBG has distributed more than $1.5 million to directly support the Santa Cruz community.

gourmetgrazing_img_0015 Gourmet Grazing Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.comRestaurants and vendors include: • Allterra Solar • Ashby Confections • Café Cruz • Café Rio • Cantine • Cinnamon Bay Clothing • Cremer House • Crystal Springs • East Side Eatery • Emmi Roth USA • Fresh Prep Kitchens • Hive and Hum • K Deznyz Jewelry • Laura Chennel • Monterey Chocolate Company • Niman Ranch • Notso Presents • O’Neil • Pacific Coffee Roasting Co. • Pure Valley Water • Real Good Fish • Red Restaurant and Bar • Redwood Hill Farm • Sabine’s Collections • Sandbar Solar • Santa Cruz Fish Co. • Saputo Specialty Cheese • Sid’s Smokehouse • SunRidge Farms • Surf City Sandwiches • The Crow’s Nest • The Shadowbrook • The Turkey Boat • Zameen Mediterranean Cusine • Wineries, breweries and spirits include: • Alfaro Family Vineyard • Armitage Wines • Bargetto Winery • Beauregard Vineyards • Bottle Jack Wines • Burrell School Vineyards • Discretion Brewing • Equinox Wines • Hallcrest Vinyards • Kathryn Kennedy Winery • Loma Prieta Winery • MJA Vineyards • Muccigrosso Vineyards • Muns Vineyard • Odonata Wines • Pelican Ranch Winery • Ridge Vineyards • Roudon Smith • Santa Cruz Ale Works • Santa Cruz Mountain Brewing • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyard • Santa Cruz Mountain Winegrowers Association • Seabright Brewery • Sones Cellars • Uncommon Brewers • Venus Spirits • Via Vega Winer • Villa Del Monte Winery • Wargin Wines • Wrights Station Winery

Event Details: Saturday, September 24 Noon — 4 p.m. Aptos Village Park, 100 Aptos Creek Road.

Tickets are on sale now — and include admission to the event, special souvenir wine glass and a day of food, wine and beer tasting.

$70 per ticket at the door Early Bird Tickets $55 thru August 23, $65 thru September 24 Group discount: 10 tickets for $600.

Purchase tickets at http://sccbg.org or New Leaf Community Markets Downtown, Capitola and Westside locations.

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For over 20 years, the Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with cancer in the Santa Cruz community by raising money to support beneficiary organizations and fund new research that will provide possible cures and better solutions for treating cancer.

To learn more about Santa Cruz Cancer Benefit Group go to http://sccbg.org or follow them on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SantaCruzCancerBenefitGroup. To make a donation mail to SCCBG P.O. Box 2564 · Santa Cruz, CA 95062 · Voicemail (831) 465-1989.

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