Feed The Artists

We facilitate & offer gratitude and support to the World with the simple gift of a nourishing, heartfelt meal.

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What is FtA?

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Our Vision

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    Feed the Artists (aka FtA) is a communal art grant that builds community through food gifting. We facilitate offers of gratitude and support to hard-working artist (and other) crews by encouraging theme camps and other groups to offer them the simple gift of a nourishing, heartfelt meal. The program has literally fed thousands of

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Our Primary Objectives

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1. To support BM’s artists 2. To create healthy and meaningful interactions between artists and theme camps the promote bonding, collaboration and the sharing of resources. 3. To elevate the role of food on the playa to an art form. 4. And to do it all in a way that it becomes a self-sustaining, self-perpetuating

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Our Humble Beginnings

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In the spring of 2007, Keith “Colonel Angus” Rinzler sat in a restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia with his friend and well-known Burning Man artist, Zach Coffin, discussing, as they were often prone to do… Burning Man. Zach described the challenges that Burning Man artists with reasonably-sized projects face by explaining that they arrive on the

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We Feed You

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Feed The Artists loves feeding our friends scrumptious, gourmet meals! To hear about the FtA experience, “Read More” and watch the interview with Shadyvil videos… Thank you again Shadyvil & all FtA participants for dishing out the most tasty art on playa! Directed by: Chelsea Liggatt Edited by: James Harnois Cinematographer 1: Chelsea Liggatt Cinematographer

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Artists Love Us

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Kudos What they’re writing Edible Reno-Tahoe: POTLUCK ON THE PLAYA Poor Taste Magazine: Life on the Playa: A Guide to Burners’ Cuisine Examiner.com Jack Rabbit Speaks V14: #8:12.15.09 Jack Rabbit Speaks V13: #24:07.09.09 What they’re saying The artists and their crews were overwhelmingly grateful for the chance to rest, enjoy a good meal, and share

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We Support Local to Global

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There are so many opportunities to purchase quality products from local producers that surround the greater Reno area. This year FtA has used local vendors for a wide range of our food needs. Vendors Used by Feed the Artists in 2011 Bonanza Produce Great Basin Community Food Co-Op Hungry Mother Organics Lattin Farms Nevada Sea

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