Tuesday, August 20, 2013

No-GMO food and beer

Food & Water Watch and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Food Policy Council are behind the cookoff  "Good Food and a Local Brew" from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, 215 Southside Drive.

 People were asked to submit recipes for the Heck No GMO contest. Nine recipes were picked to be made by chefs from Catering by Tara, Local Loaf and Pure Pizza. The final winner will be picked by judges including city council member John Autry, "Food Babe" blogger Vani Hari and Johnson & Wales University instructor Megan Lambert, author of "The Organic Gardener's Cookbook."

Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and get you a beer and samples of the nine recipes. Tickets are available at act.foodandwaterwatch.org.