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WASTED! VIP Pre-Show Party, Fundraiser for Transition Sarasota

  • Grand Living At Lakewood Ranch 7230 University Parkway Sarasota, FL 34240 United States (map)

Transition Sarasota is thrilled to invite you to join us for an evening of community and learning. This year we themed Eat Local Week "Exploring Food Waste", a topic near and dear to our hearts. As an organization we have been working to tackle food waste in our community for over 9 years. We invite you to learn about our journey and where we hope it can take us with your continued support.

The evening begins in the Grand Living of Lakewood Ranch Bistro with this VIP, limited capacity event. Guests will learn more about Transition Sarasota and be able to meet the featured expert panelists while sampling a variety of appetizers crafted by Executive Chef Michael Norman showcasing local produce in a creative root-to-stem method, utilizing the full capacity of the ingredient and reducing waste. Libations and cocktails will be available featuring Siesta Key Rum.

The evening continues across the hall with a screening of the film WASTED! A Story About Food Waste. Before the screening, visit with Transition Sarasota partners or enter to win a raffle prize. After the screening hear from and engage with our own local Sarasota food waste warriors as they share and answer questions after the film.

All ticket proceeds will go to supporting Transition Sarasota's initiatives, we look forward to sharing our passion with you.

Cost: $75* for one or $125* for two

Pre-Registration: Required. Space is limited.

*Ticket includes film showing and panel following the party.

About Transition Sarasota-- Transition Sarasota is a nonprofit focused on creating food and economic security by supporting local, sustainable sources. Their hope is to build a sustainable and thriving community both now and for future generations.

Thank you to our generous sponsors that make this event possible:

  • Grand Living at Lakewood Ranch--is a distinctive luxury senior living community with a hospitality focus. They are driven by a passion to provide remarkable, personalized experiences for the residents and their families and by an unparalleled commitment to exceptional service. Their vision is to be trusted leaders and innovators in senior living environments and services, recognized for embracing the uniqueness of each individual served.

  • The Market at Lakewood Ranch--is held in a unique outdoor environment in the heart of LWR. The Market LWR was established to be a sustaining influence in the community‚Äôs connection to the land for generations to come. To integrate local purveyors into the fabric of the Lakewood Ranch community; to serve as a social and educational resource for the community; and to encourage all members of the community to make healthy lifestyle choices particularly in regard to the food we eat, our relationships with home and the activities we participate in. Every Sunday from 10am-2pm, November through April.

  • Siesta Key Rum --is hand-crafted in small batches in Sarasota, Florida at their small, artisan distillery. The rum is made with all natural ingredients, and no artificial flavorings or colors.

Eat Local Week! This is one of 20+ events during the Eat Local Week 2019. Check out a full list of events!