An Edible Evening a Joyful Success!
Apr 1, 2014
An Edible Evening 2014 was a record-breaking fundraiser for Edible Schoolyard New Orleans, raising more funds for garden- and cooking-based food and nutrition education programming than ever before! Clouds threatened and tents flapped in the wind, but nothing could dampen the joyful spirit of ESYNOLA. The evening was incredibly lovely, delicious, and full of surprises - including fruit and vegetable headdresses created and worn by our tireless An Edible Evening planning committee, led by Co-chairs Erin Bolles and Amanda Lo.
We appreciate everyone who attended, volunteered, and donated to this year's An Edible Evening, including The Murphy Foundation, Caesars Foundation, Chevron, The John W. and Bertie Murphy Deming Foundation, Ruth U. Fertel Foundation, Gustaf W. McIlhenny Foundation, Michael Murphy, IBERIABANK, Whitney Bank, Baptist Community Ministries, HUB International Gulf South Limited, Merritt and Elly Lane, The James R. Moffett Family Foundation, The New Orleans Advocate, WGNO TV, and True Story Design. It was our great pleasure to serve Presqu'ile Wine as our official and exclusive wine of the evening, beginning with the Patron Party, sponsored by Capdeville and Tivoli & Lee. The Breton Sound rocked the cafeteria stage throughout the evening while over thirty restaurants served food and cocktails to attendees. And the inaugural Late Wave party, sponsored by Company Burger and Cure and featuring DJ Brian Boyles, added a funky, rhythmic boost at the end of the night.
If you missed it this year, please sign up for more information on next year's event at firstname.lastname@example.org. Meanwhile, check out the news coverage of An Edible Evening by some of our media friends and partners, including the print media sponsor of An Edible Evening, The Advocate. A gallery of photographs of the event is forthcoming on our website.