Event: Treeswing Adds New Element to the Farm to Table Movement—PLAY!

Fundraiser Focuses on Providing Healthy Opportunities for Children

SEATTLE, WA – On Thursday, April 26 local non-profit, Treeswing will host FARM::TABLE::PLAYGROUND, a fundraising event at URBAN enoteca in South Seattle.

Treeswing event committee chairs, Brandon Gillespie and Sandra Reed, have curated an evening that includes a cocktail hour featuring local distillery,Oola  with drinks created by Erik Carlson of Bastille; local wine and beer; a mini silent auction; live entertainment by Ronan O’Mahoney; interactive playground activities and an intimate, multi-course, communal dinner prepared by Chris Opsata of URBAN enoteca, Ethan Stowell of Ethan Stowell Restaurants, and Baruch Ellsworth of Canlis.

FARM::TABLE::PLAYGROUND begins at 6:30pm and cost is $125/person. All proceeds will be used for Treeswing to expand its health programming focusing on increasing physical activity and better nutrition opportunities in more Seattle area schools. Seating is limited and advanced tickets are required, please visit http://treeswingpublicf2t.eventbrite.com/

URBAN enoteca is located at 4130 1st Avenue South. For directions, please visit
 http://urbanenoteca.com.

Treeswing is a Seattle based nonprofit organization 
known for bringing innovative, evidence-based programs to schools serving low-income and at-risk youth to encourage the development of lifelong healthy habits. Treeswing’s focus is to combat childhood obesity with an ultimate goal of changing norms so that the healthy choice is the easy choice.
According to the organization, 
nearly half of all school districts in the country have shifted large chunks of time to improve student test scores. PE and recess have been particularly hit hard. Only a third of students are receiving the recommended amount of weekly physical activity. To learn more about Treeswing, visit: www.treeswing.org.

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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