Hillsdale Food Front Celebrates 2nd Birthday, September 10-12
August 24, 2010
(Portland, OR) August 23, 2010: Hillsdale Food Front celebrates its second birthday the weekend of
September 10-12, with appearances by local food artisans, music, prizes, and a big discount day on September 10.
All customers get 10% off on Friday, September 10 to kick-off the birthday weekend. On Saturday, September, 11, we will hold our first Local Food Race. Two lucky contestants will get three minutes to go through the store and pick out as many local items as they can. The
winner will receive a $100 Food Front gift card. All day Saturday there will be raffles and other contests featuring prizes from Hillsdale businesses.
Local food-artisans such as Riverwave Foods, Peace, Love and Tacos, Coconut Bliss, Holy Kakow, and Florio Scones will be at the store sampling their deliciously unique creations all weekend.
Local musicians such as Jon Koonce & One More Mile and Sorta Bison Quartet will be performing on the patio Saturday and Sunday, the 11th and 12th from 12-4.
And on Sunday, September 12th, there will be a free BBQ (with chicken wings and drumettes and Food Front’s own house-made sausage) from11:30-2:30pm and a birthday cake at 1 pm.
Food Front Cooperative Grocery is a leader in the Portland local food movement with two stores: 6344 SW Capitol Highway in Hillsdale and 2375 NW Thurman. Food Front carries a large selection of farm-direct produce, as well as a wide range of locally-made, organic, and natural products.
Highlights of Hillsdale Food Front 2nd Birthday:
September 10: 10% Discount Day for all customers
September 11: Local Food Race and other contests
September 12: Free BBQ (11:30-2:30pm) and birthday cake (1pm)
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