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3rd Annual Empty Bowls Benefit

Saturday, April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Photo ©Linda Haas Photography

Join us for our third annual
Empty Bowls: a benefit for Food For Free, hosted by Mudflat Pottery School!
Choose a handmade ceramic bowl made by Mudflat artisans and fill it with delicious soups from local restaurants—before taking it home to keep!

Tickets available now:

button (6)Your ticket benefits Food For Free’s Food Rescue & Delivery work,
which fills empty bowls year-round.



Soup from local favorites, including:

Viale | Highland Kitchen | Season to Taste Catering
Uno Pizzeria & Grill | Harvard University Dining Services | Hong Kong Restaurant
The Neighborhood Restaurant | Mount Vernon Restaurant | Sound Bites
Daily Table Dorchester | Cutty’s | iCaterBoston (a project of Pine Street Inn)
and our event sponsor, Whole Foods:
Whole Foods Market Cambridge | Whole Foods Market Prospect Street
Whole Foods Market River Street | Whole Foods Market Somerville

Fabulous raffle items from:

Flatbread Somerville | Redbones | Harvard Art Museums | Urban AdvenTours | Tower Hill Botanic Garden | Plimoth Plantation | FastachiJoie de VivreThree Little Figs | and more!

Family-friendly atmosphere:

We have a “kid-safe” area (i.e. no pottery within reach) with some activities for young food rescuers to enjoy!

Live music:

Samodivi ~ modern interpretations of Balkan folksongs,
helmed by Berklee professor and NEC alum Vessela Stoyanova

Jamie Mallari with Anthony Leva ~ soulful singer-songwriter; guitar, voice, & bass


In advance — $25/person; $60/family*
At the door — $30/person; $75/family*
*Family rate: up to 5 people, of which up to 2 may be adults, so 1 adult and 4 kids, or 2 adults and 3 kids.
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Saturday, April  16 | 5-8pm
Mudflat Pottery School | 81 Broadway, Somerville (map below)

Big thanks to our sponsors:
Whole Foods Market
Cambridge and Somerville stores ~ Also a food rescue partner!WF logo

Winter Hill Bank
Thank you for supporting our Empty Bowls benefit!

Check out all these smiling faces from last year’s Empty Bowls. This could be you! Not only did we have a great time, we raised over $9,000 for Food Rescue & Distribution. Not bad for a relaxing Saturday evening!