THINK Together to Host Elegant Farm-to Table Event Featuring Local chefs, Artisans, and Growers

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The sustainable living event sponsored by Ralphs/Food4Less will support youth programs offered by the education nonprofit.

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THINK Together ‘s “Nurturing Our Future: An Elegant Farm-to-table Event,” featuring several local chefs and artisans will be held at the historic Burrage Mansion in Redlands on Thursday, April 11 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Farm-to-Table event is sponsored by Ralph's/Food4Less. Chefs Lee Burton and John Shrader from the Cooking Block and Chef Roberto Argentina from Farm Artisan Foods will be preparing food at the event. Also presenting dishes will be Kelly's Kupcakes, A la Minute Creamery, Luv Bugs Bakery, and Sugarbird Desserts. Local wineries like The Dregs Wine, State Street Winery, and J Hamilton Wines will be pouring beverages for attendees. Ritual Brewing will join in on the beverage options for attendees as well.

Tying into the event theme, Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society will be a participant and will be demonstrating container gardening. Urban Growers of heirloom starter plants, produce and flowers, Rolling Hills Herbs will also be supporting the event by demonstrating urban farming practices. A San Bernardino County master gardener will also be in attendance to answer any gardening questions.

The funds raised from this event will help support THINK Together’s academic success in the Redlands, Rialto and Colton Unified School Districts, which consists of 39 schools with more than 80 students in attendance afterschool at each school site.

About THINK Together
With more than $60 million in annual revenue, THINK Together is one of the leading and largest nonprofit providers of academic support programs (early literacy, after-school, small group tutoring, summer learning, etc.) in the U.S., serving more than 100,000 students across 420 locations in 35 school districts and more than 30 cities across a five-county footprint of Southern California (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego) plus greater Sacramento. Partnering with school administrators and teachers, its academically oriented programs and dedicated team of 2,500 employees are helping students close the achievement gap. THINK is an acronym: Teaching, Helping, Inspiring & Nurturing Kids. For more information, call (888) 485-THINK or visit http://www.THINKtogether.org or http://www.facebook.com/THINKtogether.

About Ralphs/Food4Less
Ralphs and Food4Less is owned and operated by The Kroger Co.. The Kroger Co. is one of the world's largest grocery retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $96.8 billion. Kroger’s Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. We operate under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with our customers.

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