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Beer and cheese tasting on Thursday to benefit Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market

June 05, 2012 By: mike Category: Craft beer, Events, Memphis

Beer-cheese tastingOn Thursday night, Sweet Grass Next Door will host the “1st Annual Local Beer and Cheese Tasting,” with proceeds benefiting the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market.

The event, presented by Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market and Slow Food Memphis, starts at 5 p.m. and costs $15 per person. Sweet Grass Next Door is located at 937 S. Cooper in the heart of Cooper-Young.

The event will feature beers from Memphis’ Ghost River Brewing and Nashville’s Yazoo Brewing Company paired with cheeses from Looking Glass Creamery in North Carolina, Sweet Grass Dairy in Georgia and Sequatchie Cove Creamery in Sequatchie, Tenn.

Southwestern Distributing’s Steve and Michael Barzizza will be on hand to help lead the tasting. For more information, check out the Facebook event page for the tasting.

The Cooper-Young Regional Farmers Market is open year-round, on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the First Congregational Church parking lot, 1000 S. Cooper.

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