News Release

Dinner from the Garden is Saturday

All you need is an appetite for change. The public is invited to join the LCSC Center for Arts & History (CAH) on Saturday, September 14 in Lewiston's Pioneer Park for Dinner from the Garden: an evening of art, local sustainable food, music, education, and community.
The dinner and program will take place from 4 - 7 p.m. Clearwater Canyon Cellars will be on site with wine for sale, Blue Lantern Coffee with be serving Landgrove Coffee, plein air painting will be taking place with local artists, and children can try their hand at plein air painting as well. Local musician Andru Gomez will provide entertainment for the evening, playing a relaxed acoustic set.
Dinner from the Garden is a community service project for the employees of the CAH and is also a fundraiser for the Center. The CAH partners with classes from Jenifer Junior High in Lewiston to make this event possible.
Dinner from the Garden is also designed to increase awareness within the community about the importance of sustainability with regard to local and community food sources. It also raises awareness for the arts and the importance of establishing responsible community practices. Dinner from the Garden is a Service Learning partnership opportunity between CAH staff, Jenifer Junior High students and teachers, LCSC Natural Sciences students, artists, gardeners, and community members - all working together to present an evening of programming about sustainability, local foods, and community garden.
The dinner is set-up picnic style in the park, encouraging attendees to bring picnic blankets, families, and friends. Service items (i.e. plates, bowls, silverware, glasses, etc.) are from the CAH’s Plate Project; focusing on low-impact table settings, and reduce-and-re-use policies.
Cost of the dinner is by donation, which can be made at the at the CAH gallery during normal gallery hours, or at the park on the night of the event.
Dinner From the Garden sponsors include: Fellow Sponsor: Richard & Jenny Weiland; Supporter Sponsors: Moscow Food Co-op, Clearwater Canyon Cellars, …and BOOKS too!; Patron Sponsor: Pacific Steel & Recycling; Media Sponsor: Lewiston Morning Tribune; Produce Sponsor: Hay's Produce. Special thanks for their help with food: Jenifer Junior High students, Daily's Bakery, The Lunch Box Deli, Simple Eats, Sodexo, Harold & Muna Crook, Blue Lantern Coffee House, Landgrove Coffee, Lahti Orchards, and Noah Schuerman.