Fall Garden Party! October 17, 2013

The Vance Peace Garden is an outdoor learning laboratory designed to educate the whole child and community through hands on learning that promotes environmental stewardship, character development & health lifestyles.  Every child at Vance Elementary School participates in FEAST garden and cooking classes as a way to enhance their learning at school, home and in our community.  

Raffle: raffle tickets will be sold for $5 each or $20 for 5 tickets. Enter for your chance to win a 30 lb bag of organic Soil3 compost!

Food: Farm to Fender food truck will be in the lot with yummy dinner options featuring some of the amazing veggies we are growing in the Peace Garden!

Beverages: Herbal sun tea made by Vance Elementary students, bottled water, hot apple cider for sale.


MusicKari Sickenberger is a singer and songwriter from Asheville, NC. She and singing partner, Laurelyn Dossett founded the band Polecat Creek and they have made three records together with world class banjo player Riley Baugus.  Kari has also toured with and sung on recordings by Ginny Hawker and Tracy Schwarz.  She teams up with Vollie McKenzie in the Asheville band, The Western Wildcats, a classic country and honky tonk dance quintet.  Kari has worked on projects with the legendary Alice Gerrard as well as many Western North Carolina friends including Natalya Weinstein, John Cloyd Miller, John Herrmann, Meredith McIntosh, and Trevor Stuart. Kari also regularly teaches private and public singing and harmony workshops.  

Please join us on October 17 and see how you can help support this great program!

Special thanks to the FEAST Garden Sponsors and Donors:

Mother Earth Produce, Roots Organic Gourmet, Mosaic Community Lifestyles Realty, West End Bakery and the Vance Parent Team