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Aquidneck Community Table to host annual Summer Bounty fundraiser on June 20 at Stoneacre Garden

Aquidneck Community Table will once again host its annual Summer Bounty party, honoring the Summer Solstice, on Tuesday, June 20, at Stoneacre Garden, on Swinburne Row in Newport. Summer Bounty is a farmers market-style gathering, with abundant tastings by local food and beverage vendors, live music, and exciting auction opportunities. All event proceeds will benefit ACT’s extensive community programming.

“Last year’s event was an inspirational gathering of local food vendors and supporters and a new tradition that we are excited to continue this year,” said ACT Executive Director Bevan Linsley. “ Summer Bounty is a lively community event, perfect for anyone who loves delicious, locally made products and supporting small regional businesses.”

This year’s vendors thus far include Diego’s, Lovewell Farms, All Things Lavender, Get the Scoop, Beth Bakes, Shimmerwood Beverages, Simply Chickie, Taproot Brewing Company, Cory Farms Past & Presents, Fishers Island Lemonade, The Golden Trout, Greenvale Vineyards, Kristi’s Kraftails, Newport Vineyards, Newport Wine Cellar & Gourmet, Newport Sea Salt, Caribe & Co. and Rejects Beer Co. Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio will serenade the festivities, while guests bid on auction prizes including food baskets, overnight stays, gift certificates to local restaurants and local food products.

Aquidneck Community Table thanks the de Ramel Foundation and A-1 Roofing for their generous sponsorships at the $5,000 and $2,500 levels, respectively. Additional sponsors include Smyth Painting Company, Ginny and James Purviance, Susan and Roger Wells, Emily and Jeremy Pochman, Michael Kilzi, The Petrovas Family and Barbara Benson, as well as Amy Hoag, Hank Kniskern, B’ladies, Hope & Main, Robin Hollow Farm, Corrigan Financial, Inc., Island Art Spot and the RI Food Policy Council. Media sponsors include Radio Newport 105.9 wXHQ, Shortwave Recording, Co. and Gwen Kidera (

Sponsorships are still available and include tickets to the party. To sponsor ACT, register as a vendor, or donate to our online auction, please email




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