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The event was the 7th annual staging of the dinner and featured live music, and speakers who brought their unique perspective to the issues of sustainability, local food systems and economies. The master of ceremonies was Jonathan Scherch, of Antioch University who spoke eloquently about the importance of supporting local farmers and the idea of sustainability. Also speaking were Hajime Sato of Mashiko Japanese Restaurant and Sustainable Sushi Bar. He spoke about seafood sustainability and asked for support from the public and commercial fishers to end destructive practices such as those that result in 70% bycatch. Ray Zambroski, founder of Groundbreakers spoke about his organizations efforts to empower the disadvantaged through vocational training in sustainable organic farming. The final speaker was Eddie B. Hill, the founding director of Creatives4Community. He has worked to influence green policies and practices and work toward diversification of urban agriculture, planning and community food systems development in the Northwest. The Jeff Fairhall Local Food Hero Award went to Aviva Furman, founding director of Community Harvest of South Seattle. Since 2007 this organization has picked and distributed more than 13,000 pounds of surplus residential fruit and serves as an inspiration for gardeners through the Garden Helper Program and the Edible Garden Tour. Furman is a Food Sense educator at White Center Heights Elementary. Served at the dinner was Raven’s Brew coffee from Bird on a Wire Espresso, Ales from Elliott Bay Brewery and Big Al Brewing, local wines selected by Bin 41, sustainable sushi by Chef Hajime Sato from Mashiko, sweet potato crab cakes by Fresh Bistro’s Chef Dalis Chea, Red Beet and Butternut Squash Salad by Blackboard Bistro’s Chef Jacob Wiegner. Boef Bourguignon over Mashed Potatoes also by Chef Dalis Chea, and his third dish Roasted Delicata Squash, carrots and fennel. We encourage our readers to comment. No registration is required. We ask that you keep your comments free of profanity and keep them civil. They are moderated and objectionable comments will be removed. View the discussion thread. Comments Eat Local Now event Submitted by Rebecca Dare (not verified) on Fri, 10/01/2010 - 5:27pm. What a terrific event -- congratulations to Sustainable West Seattle! And congratulations to Aviva Fuhrman, a truly humble hero! Please send us your news tips, photos or ideas of how we can better cover your neighborhood. Email us at WestSeattle@robinsonnews.com or TEXT news tips to 206-459-6717 Receive updates on news and events in the West Seattle neighborhood via Twitter! Web development by Freelock Computing © 2016 Robinson Communications Inc. All Rights Reserved. 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