Celebrity Bartender

RALEIGH, NC. (April 5, 2013) – Local celebrities will pour their hearts out Celebrity Bartender Night, Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Zinda, located at 301 Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh. The celebrity bartenders include Sarah Lytvinenko, co-founder of Raleigh Denim; Mary-Ann Baldwin, Raleigh At-Large City Councilor; Larry Larson, owner of Larry’s Beans; and Caitlin Cary and Skillet Gilmore of the band The Small Pond.Zinda's Celebrity Bartender Event Series raises awareness and funds for non-profits making an impact in our community. Doors open to the public at 5 p.m., and the event starts at 6 p.m. Admission is free, and proceeds from bar sales through 9 p.m. will benefit Raleigh City Farm.Guests can fully expect innovative, harmonious drinks with an extra jolt and a fashionable twist. Larry Larson will be serving up signature cold brew coffee cocktails.“We are thrilled to have these ‘movers and shakers’ step up to the bar to help Raleigh City Farm,” said Ryan Finch, general manager of Raleigh City Farm. “These people really ‘dig where they live’ and are helping us grow urban agriculture.”Raleigh City Farm team members and volunteers recently celebrated their first birthday, and they’ll be raising a glass at the event to toast a successful year of transforming a vacant lot into a productive space at 800 North Blount Street, where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to make a connection with healthy food.For event details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/226310637511498/  or call 919.825.0995About Raleigh City FarmRaleigh City Farm is transforming an unexpected downtown space into beautiful and nourishing farmland. The innovative urban farm, located on a highly-visible, one acre lot on the corner of Franklin and Blount Streets just blocks from the city center, provides access to local produce and engages city dwellers and visitors in the process of growing food in a hyper-local environment.  The farm serves as an educational tool to demonstrate responsible, intensive growing techniques with a focus on building a restorative, community-based food system. To volunteer, make a donation or learn more, visit www.raleighcityfarm.org 

EventsRebekah Beck