PHOTOS BY CHAD SPENCER
AND THE FANCY BOOTH BY CAT PENNENGA
Edible Sarasota celebrated its fifth anniversary on February 5 with a street party on Lemon Avenue in downtown Sarasota. The evening honored the efforts and talents of those who have supported this magazine for the past five years: the advertisers, farmers, vendors, artisans, writers, and contributors.
True to the magazine’s reputation, the food was fabulous. Guests enjoyed fresh, local fare prepared by dozens of local restaurants, food trucks, food artisans, and culinary students. VerTerra sponsored Edible with bowls, plates, and silverware that were made of compostable, fallen palm leaves and Suncoast Motorsports was the presenting sponsor.
Edible Sarasota received the Edible Communities group’s coveted Langeland Award of Excellence for outstanding community service with a $1,000 prize to be awarded to the charity of their choice. That windfall was divided between the American Diabetes Association and the All Faiths Food Bank.
Thank you to everyone who made this evening such a success. You are the ingredients that help create Edible Sarasota.… Read More