Frost Fest raises $8,000 for Apple Seeds Inc.

Representatives from Fossil Cove brewery present a check to Apple Seeds inc.

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Organizers of last’s months Frost Fest craft beer festival presented an $8,000 check to local non-profit Apple Seeds Inc. last week.

The money was raised at this year’s event which featured dozens of breweries from around the region on Feb. 4.

According to a press release from Fossil Cove, the brewery that organized the event, more than 2,300 folks attended the second year festival.

Apple Seed’s Inc. is a garden-based education organization that works to promote healthy living and eating for area youths through hands on and classroom based initiatives. The organization operates a teaching farm in Fayetteville, where they grow a variety of crops with the help of volunteers and children in their programs for community outreach purposes. They also conduct cooking courses intended to inspire and educate area youths about healthy eating and cooking choices.

Nice work, everyone.