Good News!

got the word today!!  we have been granted our libations license, which means we can make and sell wine, cider, mead.  we can have wine tasting events and offer wine and hard cider for sale at sunswept.  we will be able to whole sale and retail our own, and our personally chosen wines and hard ciders.  we also are going to be hosting a slow food fund raiser here on the farm in mid september the 18th or 19th still to be finalized this weekend.  Slow foods is sending 8 people to a festival in italy called terra madre.  there are 3 people associated with sunswept farm that are going.  vanessa , lasa, and lady cerelli.  Slow foods Asheville is sponsoring a fundraiser to raise funds for travel to italy. once there our delegates will have the opportunity to participate in the workshops galore offered in the international slow food event.  Our fund raiser will be in part bringing foods fresh from the farm & our neighboring farms to a fine dinner presented atop our libations facility here on the farm.  the meats and fish will be from our farm, and produce from mountain organics, honeys from lady cerelli, and more.  we will press apples that weekend also and sell fresh apple cider.  a 5K run up on max patch will also occur.  we are still planning the details,, more to come on that.  things are moving forward here on the farm.  the libations license opens many doors to long range plans.   yippee

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  1. Amanda
    Posted July 14, 2010 at 10:42 pm | Permalink

    Congrats to you Dory, John and all those who are making Sunswept Farm such a heart center of sustainable living! I am inspired by all that is happening and will join you soon.
    Great achievements…Love to you, Amanda

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