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Chamber event promotes a ‘Taste of Fort Macleod’

The Chamber of Commerce will provide the public with a “Taste of Fort Macleod” on Friday, Sept. 12.
People will be able to sample food and drink products by local artisans and producers from 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Urban Core on Main Street.
“It should be fun, it really should,” Fort Macleod Chamber of Commerce president Terry Daniel said. “These things can be very popular.”
The Chamber is organizing the event as a fund-raiser and to showcase the quality products being made in and around Fort Macleod.
Vice-president Domiec Holwerda provided an update on “Taste of Fort Macleod” at the Chamber’s luncheon meeting Thursday at the Rural Alberta Business Centre.
“Everybody is really excited,” Holwerda said.
Joan Kronlund of Moon River Music Studio will entertain while people sample food and drink and socialize.
Samples will be available of a wide variety of products including beer and wine, sweet and savoury treats, gluten free baking, locally produced goat cheese, and freshly grown garlic.
Participating vendors are Birds and Bees Winery, Extra Foods, Fairwinds Farm, Family Foods, Gran Mo’s Fudge, Labatt Brewing Company, Café Orange, New Oxley Garlic, Nu-Way Baking, Red Engine Coffee Roasters, The Rustic Chef, Traditional Hutterite Meats, and Webo (Syrup Waffle Cookies).
The Chamber expects more vendors to sign on for the event.
The Chamber is selling two VIP packages to Taste of Fort Macleod.
The $50 package provides two tickets to the event and 50 sample coupons.
The $20 package offers one ticket and 20 sample coupons.
Admission to the event is $5 and single sample tickets are $1 each.
Tickets are available at ATB Financial, Village Greenery and Café Orange.