2011 Food Blogger Bake Sale

Mark your calendars for May 14th 2011! We’re gearing up for the Second Annual National Food Blogger Bake Sale

(Food Blogger Bake Sale Badge/Logo created by the ever so amazing Matt Armendariz!!)

The second annual National Food Bloggers Bake Sale, will be held on May 14th 2011. Organized by Gaby Dalkin of What’s Gaby Cooking,  food bloggers from across the country will unite to end childhood hunger by holding bake sales in their states. Readers will have the opportunity to taste the baked goods from their favorite food blogs at each state’s bake sale location.

Funds raised through the Food Blogger Bake Sale support Share Our Strength’s efforts to end childhood hunger in America.  Nearly one in four—children in America face hunger, that’s more than 17 million kids!! Despite the good efforts of governments, private-sector institutions and everyday Americans, millions of our children still don’t have daily access to the nutritious meals they need to live active, healthy lives. More information on Share Our Strength can be found at http://strength.org/ Last year we raised over $16,000 and this year we are shooting to raise even more!!

Want to get involved? Here is how…

Check through the list below and find your hometown. See if there is already a host in your area then let me know and I can put the two of you in contact, or feel free to touch base with them yourself! If you’re in a state with no host, or want to host your own Food Blogger Bake Sale, then leave me a comment or send me an email and we will get you all set up! email me at gdalkin (at) gmail (dot) com

Some ideas on where to host a bake sale…

Last year we hosted bake sales at TONS of different locations, here are some ideas, Restaurants, Book Stores, Libraries, your Front Yard, your kitchen, Shopping Malls, Churches, Grocery Stores, Bakeries, Ice Cream shops… the possibilities are endless!

Alabama
Hosted by Alison and Jason of Ingredients, Inc and The Messy Epicure (Birmingham)
On the corner of 18th Street and 29th Avenue in downtown Homewood (10:00 – 3:00)

Alaska
Hosted by Laura of What’s for Dinner Mom?

Arizona
Hosted by Janet of La Due Crew (Scottsdale)
Scottsdale 5th and Wine (7051 E. 5th Avenue Scottsdale, AZ 85251)

Arkansas
Hosted by Christie of Fancy Pants Foodie (North Little Rock)
6th and Main, North Little Rock – Adjacent to Argenta Certified Arkansas Farmers’ Market

California
Hosted by Gaby of What’s Gaby Cooking (Los Angeles)
BLD Restaurant (7450 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90036) (11:30am – 2pm)

Hosted by Anita, Annelies, Shauna and Irvin (San Francisco)
18 Reasons, 593 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94110 (10 AM – 6 PM)
Kiehl’s, 2360 Fillmore St, San Francisco CA 94115 (12 PM – 4PM)

Hosted by Marie of Meandering Eats (San Diego)
Great News! Discount Cookware and Cooking School (Pacific Plaza – 1788 Garnet Avenue San Diego, CA 92109) 10:00 – 2:00

Hosted by Veronica of Muy Bueno Cookbook (Valencia)
Westfield Valencia Town Center Shopping Center – Sisley’s and TGIF entrance (24201 West Valencia Blvd. Valencia, Ca 91355)
3pm – 7pm

Hosted by Charlie of Charlie Bakes (Palo Alto)
Town and Country Village (in Palo Alto) near Peet’s coffee (10am – 4pm)

Colorado
Hosted by Yvette of Muy Bueno Cookbook (Littleton)
Highlands Ranch Music Arts Festival at Civic Green Park (11 a.m.-8 p.m)

Florida
Hosted by Renée of Flamingo Musings (Miami)
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables FL from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

Hosted by Julie of The Little Kitchen (Central Florida)
Cork and Olive Wine Bar & Store (storefront) located at 4247 W. Lake Mary Blvd in Lake Mary

Georgia
Hosted by Tami of Running with Tweezers (Atlanta)
Phipps Plaza – in front of the Williams-Sonoma store during the Luxury Living Show. (10 am – onwards)

Illinois
Hosted by Maris of In Good Taste (Chicago)
The Poison Cup 1128 W Armitage Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60614 (Time: 12:00 – 3:00)

Kansas
Hosted by Nikki of Adventures in Baking (Lawrence)
1729 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, KS, 66044 (8am – 1pm)

Massachusetts
Hosted by Kathy of Mother May Have (Somerville/Boston)

Minnesota
Hosted by Kate of Kate in the Kitchen (Minneapolis/St.Paul)
Midtown Global Market, 920 East Lake Street in Minneapolis, MN 55407 (11am – 4pm)

Missouri
Hosted by Stef of Cupcake Project, Kimberly of Rhubarb and Honey and Andrew of Andrew Mark Veety (St. Louis)
Sappington Farmers’ Market (8400 Watson Road St. Louis) from 10-2

Nevada
Hosted by Julie of Peanut Butter and Julie / Julie Anne’s All Natural Granola
Kiehl’s at Forum Shoppes at Caesars 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89109 (12:00 – 5:00pm)

New Jersey
Hosted by Amanda of Our Italian Kitchen
Heaven Hill Farm and Garden Center (451 New Jersey Rt 94 Vernon, NJ 07462) 10:00 am – 4:00pm

New York
Hosted by Maggy of Three Many Cooks (New York City)
Kiehl’s 109 3rd ave New York, NY 10003

Hosted by Shelby of The Life & Loves of Grumpys Honeybunch (Albany)

North Carolina
Hosted by Matt of Green Eats Blog and Johanna of Johanna Kramer (Durham)
Vega Metals, 214 Hunt Street, Durham, NC (right around the corner from the Durham Farmers’ Market)

Ohio
Hosted by Rachel of Pearl Strings (Dayton, Ohio)
The Greene Shopping Centre in at their community booth from 12pm-4pm

Oklahoma
Hosted by Ashley of Cinnamon Vanilla (El Reno)
Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Red Barn @ Canadian County Historical Museum 300 S. Grand El Reno, OK 73036

Pennsylvania
Hosted by Julie of Ella Rose Entertaining (Philadelphia)
A Full Plate Cafe – 1040 N. American Street – Philadelphia, PA 19123

Texas
Hosted by Bonnie of Sweet Life Bake (Edinburg)
Edinburg Texas Market Days. (8am to 2pm)

Hosted by Stephanie of Sunny Sweets (Houston)
Kiehl’s 4076 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX 77027

Washington
Hosted by Keren of Frantic Foodie (Seattle)
Uptown Metropolitan Market 100 Mercer St, Seattle (9:30 Am to Noon)

Hosted by Rachel of The Fromagette (Bellingham)
Village Books 1200 11th street Bellingham WA 98225 (10am – 12pm)

 

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94 comments

    • Becky O.

      Amen and Amen! Can’t wait to raise lots of money in Utah!

  1. My Man’s Belly

    Looking forward to getting involved with the bake sale this year.

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  3. Becky O.

    Can’t wait. I’m already thinking of what I’ll bake. Love the new logo!

  4. Annapet

    I would love to participate here in San Francisco! Thank you for the opportunity to help out!

  5. Yvette Marquez

    Please count us in for Littleton, Colorado! And my sister is in Valencia, California 😉

  6. Diane-thewholegang

    Gaby this is great. I love helping SOS. I’d love to do something in my area in VA with a gluten free bake sale. Let me know how I can help.

  7. RJ Flamingo

    Matt did an AWESOME job with this year’s badge! I’m thrilled to post it on my site, and very excited to be participating again, this year. Hoping to do even better than last year! Thanks, Gaby!

  8. marla

    Gaby, I am so excited to be a part of this well organized and important event. Beautiful logo by Matt!! Please let me know whenever you need my help for anything at all! xo

  9. [email protected]

    Honey, you are incredible. Dedicated, passionate and incredibly organized. I’m so happy to know that such a super talented woman like yourself has decided to help the hungry kids out there. If anyone could feed them all, it’s you! I’m in!

  10. Kelley {mountain mama cooks}

    What an awesome thing you’re doing! I’d love to get involved so I’ll get in touch with the beautiful Utah gals heading things up!

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  12. Jane

    I am in the Atlanta area, would be interested in participating. Just send me the details.
    Thanks!

  13. Kate

    Can I please begin the process in Minnesota? We have an amazing and vibrant food blogging community here and I know we could move some serious goods.

  14. Krafted by Kelly

    I would love to have the information to participate in the LA and San Diego Bake Sales!

  15. Giselle Achecar

    Hi Gaby, I’m in LA as well. I would LOVE to join you for this Bake Sale! Please check out my site at http://www.eco-rico.com for my cooking show, EcoSexy video tips and blog. Please contact me and let me know how I can help!

    Thanks so much!

    Giselle

  16. Lana

    I would love to get involved this year. My hearts brakes every day watching the kids go without food (I get reports from my children, and for a year I fed almost every day several of the neighbors’ kids). Let me know what else I can do to help.

  17. Damaris @Kitchen Corners

    I want to participate. I live an hour and a half from San Fran but I don’t mind making the drive. can you put me in touch with the organizer from SF?
    Thanks

  18. sweetlife

    Count me me…located in Rio Grande Valley, Texas..I’d love to partcipate, lovely logo!!

    sweetlife

  19. Karla

    Hi, I would love to help organize something for Southwest Florida (Sarasota area).

    Karla

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  22. Kate

    Gaby, any chance we can get the code for that logo to use on our own sites?

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  24. Gina Christman

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  25. Serena

    I just go in contact with Maris here in Chicago and will be joining her in the effort!

  26. michelle

    wow no one in nj?? I would love to participate but not sure what it takes to get it going, please email any details…thx!

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  29. Anya Simmons

    Hi Gaby,
    How would I get involved with the Los Angeles group? I would love to be a part of this!
    Anya

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  32. Melissa

    Thank you for the post! My daughter’s cheer squad is doing a lot of bake sales to raise money for their team to buy new uniforms…which is great. But, I am hoping to get them involved in baking for other causes as well! Love the blog, too! 😉

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