FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 03/22/2022
Contact: Sylvia Crum
Director of Communications and Development
DUFFIELD, Va. – Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) will hold a second annual fundraising supper at Tumbling Creek Cider Company Cidery located on Kelly Ridge Farms, LLC in Meadowview, Virginia on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 6pm, EST. Tickets are $60/person and should be purchased in advance under the events tab at: https://asdevelop.org. 100% of all proceeds benefit Appalachian Sustainable Development. Event sponsors are Cary Street Partners and Renaissance Properties, LLC., both of Abingdon, Virginia.
A limited number of 52 guests will enjoy a 3 course, locally sourced seasonal meal paired with Tumbling Creek Ciders, that are pressed and fermented on site. Seating is first come-first serve, and guests can sit at tables located inside the production facility our outside on the newly created outdoor patio (weather permitting). Layers and sturdy shoes are suggested. Guests are welcome to wear masks to support personal comfort levels.
Chef Bradley Griffin, formerly at Sarah Jean’s Eatery, Glade Spring, Virginia (launching new culinary products and experiences soon!), will source seasonal ingredients to prepare and serve a sit down meal highlighting the best in Springtime local faire. Upon arrival, guests will enjoy local crusty breads, cheeses and pickled appetizers. Supper begins with a colorful spring salad of local lettuce, farmers market veggies, pickled items and tossed in ASD’s own Appalachian Harvest Cucumber Dill Dressing. Course 2 features local cured and smoked Pork Belly, tender Asparagus, Peach Sauce and Collard Green Hot Sauce. Appalachian Harvest Pumpkin Butter Chess Pie is served last with a shot of tangy Apple Cider Vinegar. Each course is expertly paired with locally sourced Tumbling Creek Ciders.
Guests that arrive by 5:00pm are invited to enjoy a special tour of the orchard, conducted by Tumbling Creek Cider Company co-owners.
About Tumbling Creek Cider Company
Tumbling Creek Cider Company was formed by four friends in 2018, with a mission of creating high-quality apple-to-bottle cider focused on our local region and community here in Southwest Virginia. With a focus on hand crafted cider, we built our production facility, and then started grafting cider apple trees and building our orchard, and in 2020 opened our tasting room in Abingdon, VA. Learn more at: https://tumblingcreekcider.com.
About Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD)
Living Better. Locally. It’s what drives ASD’s commitment to propel its mission to build a thriving regional food and agriculture system that creates healthy communities, respects the planet, and cultivates profitable opportunities for Appalachians. Since 1995, ASD has been working in Central Appalachia, providing hope, and making a difference for the people who call the region home. What began as opportunities for struggling tobacco farmers to grow fruits and vegetables have become lasting solutions to regional challenges that impact economic development, workforce development, food access, health, and wellness. Over the years, ASD has expanded its reach from northeast TN and southwest VA to include partners in WV, OH and KY, enabling the organization to bring resources back to the region. For more information, visit: https://asdevelop.org.