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SEATTLE MADE WEEK 2017: The Future of Urban Manufacturing: Seattle’s Vibrant Food and Beverage Producers

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$25 - $35

Where does the food we eat come from? Providing accessible delicious food is a cornerstone of a thriving urban landscape. Hear from local food manufacturers about their process of finding raw materials, manufacturing and marketing food locally. Enjoy food and drink samples from members of Seattle Made. The Future of Urban Manufacturing comes to you in partnership with MOHAI.

When: Tuesday, October 10th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: MOHAI
Cost: $25 Seattle Made & MOHAI members/$35 General Public
Tickets: HERE


Mike Lufkin

Elizabeth Pontefract

Kirby Kallas-Lewis

Kari Bruson


Mike Lufkin is the Local Food Economy Manager for King County, and is responsible for overseeing the King County Local Food Initiative, which seeks to strengthen the local food system and increase access to healthy, affordable food. Mike works with food and farm stakeholders across the county to develop and implement projects and actions that help achieve the goals of the Initiative.

Kari Brunson co-founded Frankie & Jo’s with Autumn Martin of Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery. Frankie & Jo’s is a plant-based ice cream shop that is 100% vegan and gluten free. The company has been featured in Sunset Magazine, Martha Stewart Magazine, Bon Appetit, and Tasting Table and will be opening its second location in early 2018.

For Kirby Kallas-Lewis, owner and master distiller, OOLA Distillery is a labor of love, intellectual curiosity and commitment to the neighborhood he has called home for more than two decades. Kirby studied the art and science of distilling intensively (one could say he became totally obsessed) for about 3 years prior to jumping in with both feet and creating OOLA Distillery.

Elizabeth Pontefract is the Vice President of Strategy & Finance for PCC Markets, and serves as Secretary and Treasurer of the PCC Farmland Trust Board. Elizabeth has spent her career developing integrated strategies for mission-driven organizations, first as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and going on to work in-house for Starbucks before joining the team at PCC.

Rebekah Denn curated MOHAI’s recent Edible City exhibit on Seattle’s food history. Her work appears in various local and national outlets, including The Seattle Times and The Washington Post. A two-time winner of the prestigious James Beard Award for food writing, she lives in Seattle with her omnivorous husband and three vegetarian children.

Enjoy yummy desserts from Seattle Made members
Theo Chocolate 
Comfort Baking Company
Brown Sugar Baking Company 


Thank you to The Future of Urban Manufacturing Partners and Sponsors



October 10
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25 - $35
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