North West Food Coalition

Empty Bowls is back!

The much-loved Empty Bowls event will take place on April 30, 2023, to raise money and awareness for the issue of food insecurity in northwest Michigan.  

When: Sunday, April 30, 2023
Where: Howe Arena in Traverse City MI Directions
Times: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Empty Bowls is a fundraiser that supports food security in Northwest Michigan. Proceeds will be used to purchase healthy produce and protein from local farms for distribution to the Northwest Food Coalition’s 75+ food banks and emergency meal sites. Event attendees will receive a handmade artisan bowl to take home along with a simple lunch of soup and bread and fellowship with other community members who support our cause.

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Ticket Pricing:

Adult Advance Purchase (online link below) $25
Adult at the door $30
Children 6 – 13 $15
Children 5 and under free

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