The band will be at the Gorge Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and among the products for sale will be a band-theme water bottle. Money raised through sales of the bottles is donated to a local farm, Roberts said.
The donation goes to a farm that raises band-approved food (which in this case means non-GMO produce, according to the band's website). For 2014, the farm chosen was Cloudview Eco-Farms, headquartered in
Cloudview will in turn donate produce of a value equivalent to the monetary donation to the
For the second year, the food bank will sponsor its own food drive as well, Roberts said. The foods collected will be distributed among area food banks, she said.
In 2013 the organization collected 300 pounds of cans, boxes and bags of non-perishable food, Roberts said. "Mainly from people who just didn't want to take it home from the weekend, I think," she said. They've set a goal of 500 pounds for 2014, she said.
The food bank's donation truck also will be in the campground during the weekend, she said.
Roberts said at least two volunteers are needed in the donation booth each day. The booth will be open from about
People who want to volunteer can contact Roberts at the food bank, 509-765-8101.
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