8th Annual Farm to Fork Gala

A Celebration of the Pajaro Valley Community

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the 8th Annual Farm to Fork Gala in Pajaro on July 30, 2023! 

Because of your generous support, Community Bridges and Wines of the Santa Cruz Mountains helped raise $45,000 for Community Bridges’ services and local farmers and farmworkers who have been impacted by the recent storms and floods. We can’t thank you enough for your continued support of our community!

Special thanks go to Chef Brad Briske of HOME Restaurant, our keynote speaker Monterey County Agriculture Commissioner Juan Hidalgo, and our sponsors Driscoll’s, California Giant Berry Farms, and Lakeside Organic Gardens.

If you weren’t able to join us, you can still help!

You can make a donation to our Pajaro Valley Flood Relief fund to help Pajaro residents continue their recovery and make a donation to Community Bridges’ family of ten programs that provide essential services to more than 22,000 Santa Cruz County and North Monterey County residents annually.

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