The Front Porch Revival presents The Inaugural Front Porch Fest
The Front Porch Revival presents The Inaugural Front Porch Festival March 31, 2012 at Back Forty Beer Company in Gadsden, AL. Doors open at 12:30PM and the event begins at 1PM.
Join us for a day of festivities highlighting the talent and history that thrives in today's Alabama. With locally sourced dishes presented by the rising stars in our flourishing Alabama culinary scene, fresh hand crafted beer brewed on site, as well as regional produce and farm fresh products from sustainable local farms, businesses, and craftsmen, The Front Porch Fest is a celebration of all things local and unique to our great state.
Award Winning Chefs David Bancroft, Graham Hage, Leonardo Maurelli, and Rob McDaniel will be on hand to offer a tasty glimpse into the evolving world of slow, sustainable, locally sourced cuisine.
In keeping with the The Front Porch Revival's local theme, dishes will feature small family run Alabama businesses like world renowned artisan goat cheeses from Elkmont, AL provided by Tasia Malakasis's Belle Chevre creamery as well as classic Southern recipes featuring an Alabama kitchen staple, the addiction inducing relishes and pickles from the Wickles pickles family.
To keep your spirits strong Jason Wilson and the boys from Back Forty Beer Co. will kindly offer their diverse brands of hand crafted Southern Ales that have helped signal the fact the craft beer revolution has not skipped over the South.
Admission is $20 dollars in advance and $25 dollars at the door and includes live entertainment,a one year membership in The Front Porch Revival, A cold pint of the BFBC beer of your choice to greet you at the door, enough food to make sure ain't nobody going home hungry... 3 Whole hogs, copius piles of crawfish, boudin, homemade chicken sausage,farm fresh corn, and the kind of surprises professional chefs like these dream up on the spot...As well as a special 2 hr beer tasting event hosted in the Back Forty Beer Co. taproom. Come help us spread the word that The Front Porch Revival throws one noteworthy party.
For directions to the brewery and festival updates visit www.backfortybeer.com, The Front Porch Revival page on Facebook and twitter.com/TheFPRevival
So...What is the Front Porch Revival?
Forged in the fires of progress in the Deep South, we are a collective of cultural voices committed to our crafts and unified in our purpose to spread the word that art and industry are alive and well in the cultural kitchen of Alabama.
A group of like-minded food and drink craftsmen and craftswomen who gather together to celebrate (read eat and drink and throw parties) and highlight and demonstrate the best of what Alabama has to offer
The Front Porch Revival is a group devoted to the promotion of those who craft unique food, drink, art, and literature with a clear Alabama identity. In our journey we hope to discover and share the best of Alabama, while discovering and defining the contours of Alabama's current culture and society.
We have come together to embolden and inspire, to support and promote, and to restore and encourage each other to create great works.
to concentrate the attention of the public on the members and motives of our group and to highlight our respective talents and to foster, cultivate and forward a sense of community among Alabama artisans.
To become stewards of the southern culture and arts by creating fun and interesting events that highlight the best of what Alabama has to offer.
To cast a spotlight on the artisanal folk movement that endures and evolves in our state (Alabama) and to promote and encourage such creations that stand on the foundation of our heritage and stretch upward tward the vision of our future.
to involve Alabama's citizens in their own state, as well as awaken the US to one of its cultural riches
to bring our crafts to the table in order to promote and share with all like minded Alabamians.
To provide a platform, a voice and help the young and up and coming Alabama talent achieve relevance, through food, beer, art.
to make a sustainable way of life truly our own.
to blaze the trail and take ownership of our Alabama.
Also we like to party.
We are the future of our industry in Alabama, what we do know will lay the foundation for the next generation of like minded youth looking to make Alabama better.
Back Forty Beer Company (View)
200 North 6th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901
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