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10 years of Empty Bowl: Interview with Tresha Silva of Bastrop’s Food Pantry

Empty Bowl

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Tresha Silva, executive director of the Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry, talks to us about the features of this year’s upcoming Empty Bowl Project and reflects upon this event’s 10-year history.

Listen in for the full list of restaurants that will be participating in this year’s Empty Bowl Project and be sure to get out Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 (full details below).

Additional music for this podcast by Terry Lyne Moore who will be performing at this year’s Empty Bowl with Hwy South.

The 10th Annual
  Empty Bowl Project
     February 22, 2014

Saturday, Feb.22 — from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. — in the Bastrop High School Cafeteria (1614 Chambers St.).  
Tickets are $20, and get you a bowl, plus all the soup and dessert you want to sample. Tickets available in advance here or at the Food Pantry (806 Fayette, Bastrop TX – just south of Pine St). And of course tickets may be purchased at the door.


Bastrop’s Empty Bowl Project is a longstanding partnership among the Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry & Support Center, the Bastrop Independent School District, restaurants and caterers throughout Bastrop County as well as local artists and businesses.