More food sup­port for farm­ers do­ing it tough

Ovens & Murray Advertiser - - NEWS -

BEECH­WORTH Health Ser­vice’s kitchen staff are the lat­est hos­pi­tal­ity team to jump at the chance to help drought-af­fected farm­ers.

They have or­gan­ised a spe­cial Parma For A Farmer event to be held at Beech­worth Health Ser­vice on Septem­ber 19 which they’re invit­ing the lo­cal com­mu­nity to en­joy.

Parma For A Farmer ini­tia­tive has been run­ning for much of Au­gust and tar­geted ho­tels, clubs, restau­rants and eater­ies across Aus­tralia to agree to give $1 for ev­ery parma sold to the Buy a Bale cam­paign.

Nu­mer­ous lo­cal pubs and restau­rants have taken it on and Beech­worth Health Ser­vice’s head chef Neil Price said his team was look­ing for­ward to the com­mu­nity event which will give all profi ts to the ini­tia­tive.

“The kitchen staff came up with the idea and have do­nated their time to host the event,” Mr Price said.

“We are invit­ing the com­mu­nity to come along to Beech­worth Health Ser­vice and join us for a parma and chips with all prof­its do­nated to drought af­fected farm­ers.”

Chef Brook Wells has vol­un­teered to cook the par­mas and is thrilled to be a part of the event.

“The kitchen staff wanted to do some­thing to help the farm­ers and so we have jumped on board the parma for a farmer move­ment,” she said

“It will be a fun day with raf­fles, mu­sic and prizes.”

The Parma for a Farmer event will be held on Wed­nes­day, Septem­ber 19 at Beech­worth Health Ser­vice from 11.30am to 1.30pm.

A parma and chips will cost $ 10 and can be pre- or­dered by con­tact­ing Beech­worth Health Ser­vice re­cep­tion by phone ( 03) 570 280 200 or via email.

HELP­ING HAND: Beech­worth Health Ser­vice’s head chef Neil Price and chef Brook Wells will next month, put on a lunch to help strug­gling farm­ers.

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