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Roast & Roots: Music, Local Food, and Coffee

August 27, 2015, 4:45 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 6:16 PM
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Sunday, Sept. 12 is a day that music enjoying, food loving coffee drinkers on the Big Island don’t want to miss. It’s the Second Annual Roast & Roots event at the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event, presented by the Hawai’i Coffee Association, the Hawai’i Department of Agriculture, and The Feeding Leaf events and catering company will feature award-winning Hawaiian music artists, a “buy local” marketplace, coffee taste testing, a chef’s cooking challenge, and a concert at Noon, featuring Nathan Aweau.

Roast & Roots is a collaborative project that welcomes attendees of the National Association of State Directors of Agriculture. At the event, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about local, sustainable Big Island foods.

During the chef’s cooking challenge, the audience will sample on-the-spot creations by Chef Dane Tanabe of Hilton Waikoloa Village, Chef Casey Halpern of Café Pesto and Chef Clem Kaimiola of the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa.

Event tickets are $6 and not available in advance.

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To learn more, contact Event Coordinator Tracey Apoliona at The Feeding Leaf by calling 960-3094 or e-mail [email protected]

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