Join us on Friday, October 13th from 6-8 pm for the Beardsley Farm Benefit Art Gala benefitting CAC Beardsley Community Farm and Alpa Rho Chi, a professional architecture and allied arts fraternity. The event will be held in Room 103 in the Art + Architecture Building on UT's campus.
The Beardsley Farm Benefit Art Gala will showcase art pieces by University of Tennessee students and faculty that will be available for bidding. All proceeds from the art gala will benefit the efforts of Beardsley Farm and Alpha Rho Chi.
The event is FREE to the public, and hors d'oeuvres from the Tootsie Truck, the Crown and Goose, and Tupelo Honey will be available for attendees to enjoy. Most of the produce in the hors d'oeuvres is sourced directly from CAC Beardsley Community Farm.
Alpha Rho Chi is a professional fraternity for design students in programs such as architecture, interior architecture, and art where students explore professionalism and philanthropy.
CAC Beardsley Community Farm is an urban community farm that promotes food security and sustainable agriculture. Since 1998, Beardsley Farm has worked to increase access to fresh produce in Knoxville’s food deserts through produce donations, educational programs, and community gardening. Beardsley Farm grows over 100 varieties of fruits and vegetables on about four-acres of productive land with the help of over 2,000 annual volunteers.