The 2nd Annual Community Dig Day event will take place on the campus of the Swannanoa Valley Medical Center, 997 Old US Hwy 70 West in Black Mountain, NC on Saturday, May 25 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. The event is organized and conducted by Bounty & Soul, a nonprofit wellness and hunger relief organization connecting people to food, education and each other.
The family-friendly fun festival will feature educational workshops, healthy cooking demonstrations, more than 15 vendors, music and dancing, great local food, silent auction and entertainment for children. Each $10 admission entitles each participant to 3 organic starts and composted soil in a container to take home. Parking is available in front of Hopey & Co., 3018 US 70 West, Black Mountain NC, 28711 and a shuttle service to the event site will be available.
Music will be provided by The Paper Crowns, Noah Proudfoot and I, Star. Workshop topics include gardening, mushrooming, fermentation, herbs, foraging and more. Many vendors will be sharing their skills and knowledge by adding to the educational themes of the event. The silent auction includes an “over the top” Black Mountain Staycation. The joyous day will conclude with Salsa dancing at 5:00.
Community Dig Day is a fundraising event for Bounty & Soul.
About Bounty & Soul:
Bounty & Soul is a non-profit organization creating healthier communities by providing fresh healthy food, nutrition literacy and health & wellness resources. We are committed to developing a cooperative model that can be used in communities where food insecurity and malnutrition exist. For more information or to get involved, go to www.bountyandsoul.org.