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FAQs for Farm Fresh Feast 2021

What can I expect by attending the Farm Fresh Feast in-person?

In-person attendance will be restricted to accommodate social distancing needs. Guests will see the silent auction items on display and submit bids via their mobile device. Guests will also learn about Hopelink programs through an indoor gallery display before they acquire their favorite beverage on the patio and make their way to the lawn for our evening program.

Dinner will be served to guests on the lawn, where they will also hear from Hopelink’s new CEO, Dr. Catherine Cushinberry, participate in our live auction, and enjoy an evening of community and support for Hopelink.

What can I expect by attending the Farm Fresh Feast at-home?

As a virtual attendee, the at-home experience will bring the Farm Fresh Feast event to you! Here is what you can expect:

  • Guests participating from home will receive a link via email a week before the event along with the information needed to watch the live stream from the comfort of their own home.
  • Guests will be invited to pick up their boxed dinner the day before the event. See pick-up instructions in FAQ below. On the day of the event, guests will follow step-by-step instructions to prepare and plate their meal in time to join us for the live event.
  • Virtual attendees can begin to tune in to the live stream as early as 5 pm to watch the pre-show loop, which will include information about Hopelink and the event. Guests will also take this pre-show time to make their final bids for the silent auction!
  • Beginning at 6:30 pm, the event live stream will begin. At-home guests can watch from their computer or smart tv.

*We highly encourage you to use your dining area, or backyard as the perfect setting for a party of 2 or more, so don’t be afraid to share with your community about this exciting event!

If I’m participating from home, how will I pick up my dinner box?

Guests who participate from home will pick up their dinner box the day before the event at Columbia Winery. A minimal amount of meal prep is required for the dinner boxes.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 
3:00 – 6:00 pm 
Columbia Winery  
14030 NE 145th St. 
Woodinville, WA 98072

What’s in the meal?

We are excited to once again partner with Chef John Howie on a delectable meal for Farm Fresh Feast! You can find the evening menu here and select your entrée when you purchase your ticket for the event. If you will be participating from home, you will also be able to select your wine choice when you purchase your ticket.

What can we expect from this year’s auction?

Both the silent and live auctions during Farm Fresh Feast are filled with exciting items to both bid on as well as enjoy if you win! This year will feature an online silent auction both leading up to the virtual event and on the day of. We are also excited to host a live auction presented by our auctioneer, Graham Crow, on the day of the event. Both in-person and virtual attendees will be able to bid on live auction items with their mobile device. For those joining the event in-person, there will be Hopelink staff at Columbia Winery to assist any bidders who do not have a device to bid with or need technology assistance. There will also be a help line to offer assistance over the phone or by email for guests joining from home.

For further questions, please email RSVP@hopelink.org or call 425.897.3703.

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