Farm to Fork- A decadent tented fundraising afternoon of local food, wine and entertainment-Aug 30th

Join us Sunday afternoon, August 30th, 2009 as we host the inaugural Farm to Fork

a decadent tented afternoon event sure to be the toast of the town. A fabulous fundraiser sponsored by Capital Paving Inc. to help support The Optimist Club in raising money to build the new multi-use recreational facility in the picturesque town of Puslinch.

An elegant country afternoon on one of the last lazy warm days of summer. Enjoy locally grown food prepared by top local culinary talent, dishes prepared by Guelph’s premiere events and catering company Appetizingly Yours Events & Catering, local restaurateurs including among others, the renowned Aberfoyle Mill Inn and Envers of Morriston Refreshments will flow as some of the top local wine and beer producers will be pouring their very best including local craft brewer Sleemans ) and Niagara’s own, Joseph’s Estate Winery All for you to sip and savour as you are entertained by a variety of talented local musicians.

Delicious wines and beer, excellent food and wonderful entertainment all for a worthy cause and all local, within 100km from the soil to the table, keeping the carbon foot print to a minimum, helping the environment and the local economy.

Once built, the Puslinch Multi-Use Recreational Facility will be a wonderful gathering place for the community and will be a public facility hosting many activities and events including; corporate and community gatherings, a weekly farmer’s market, sporting tournaments, recreational skating, basketball, weddings and fall fairs. The Optimist Club of Puslinch will be building this wonderful facility and all proceeds raised from the afternoon will be for the building of this new community centre.

The Farm to Fork event was conceived and is sponsored by the prestigious Southwestern Ontario construction company Capital Paving Inc .The only company recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to win Paver of the Year Award three times (2000, 2006, 2008) it has a commitment to give back to their community through sponsorship, donation and open house opportunities. Also conscious of the impact the paving industry can have on the environment Capital Paving Inc. is committed to working in harmony with the environment. Company President Geoff Stephens, says that” the maintenance and paving of roads all though a necessity is often viewed as a nuisance by the community. Our company believes its important to demonstrate a strong community presence and be a responsible neighbour. We are proud of our efforts and can speak to two ambitious projects we completed in the Township of Puslinch including the revitalization of the historic Ellis Chapel and the maintenance of the Howitt Memorial Cemetery. We want to help and know that the Puslinch Multi-Use Recreational Facility is a wonderful idea that we want to make happen.”

We invite you to join us all for a good cause. See you there.

Date: Sunday August 30th, 2009
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Place: Puslinch Community Centre
Cost: $75 per ticket
Dress Code: Smart Casual

Sponsor the Multi-Use Recreational Facility by contacting us at (519) 822-4511 or

Support our centre

To find out the scoop set that radio dial to CP24 Radio 1050 or on line at Saturday morning August 15th at 10a.m. to connect with The Wine Ladies radio show. A Decadent Tented Event entitled Farm to Fork is our focus this Saturday, chatting up the finest in local cuisine, wine and craft beer, all for a great cause.
Capital Paving Inc. President Geoff Stephens joins us, with Junior Field Engineer Matt Downey, and President of the Optimist Club of Puslinch, Ken Williams. Discover Sleeman’s craft brewery with guest John Sleeman and much more!

Check out the video below for a brief preview of the interview

Caption: Matt Downey, Geoff Stephens and Ken Williams in studio with The Wine Ladies

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