For the campaign, food bloggers around the country hold sales in their cities to raise funds for Share Our Strength. Why? Not to be a downer here but there are many children in our country whose school lunch is the only warm meal they get in a day. Share Our Strength supports school breakfast, after school and summer school meal programs and teaches families how to prepare affordable meals.
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On Saturday, you can expect Freakin' Flamingo fruit jams, cupcakes from 2 Girls and a Cupcake and Cupcakes Noveau, Miami Dish's coconut cookies filled with mango-papaya jam prepared by Common Threads Director Mimi Chacin, La Diva Cucina's lime bars with toasted coconut and more. You can also enter a raffle to win gift certificates to Michael's Genuine Food & Drink and to Eleanor Hoh's Wok Star cooking classes.
The garden will be hosting its annual bougainvillea plant sale. You can also check out the sculptures of Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne.
The sale takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission to the garden is free for members and $25 for adult non-members. Discount coupons are available on the garden's website. Donations to Share Our Strength are also being accepted here.