NEWCASTLE — Veggies to Table, a nonprofit farm that grows and donates organic produce to locals experiencing hunger, and flowers to bring joy, has announced a French-inspired sweepstakes. The grand prize is a week-long stay in a Paris apartment (with views and balcony) along with many French inspired runner-up prizes. All proceeds from this fundraiser will help Veggies to Table grow and donate even more farm-fresh veggies and flowers.

Veggies to Table founder Erica Berman moved from Paris to Maine 10 years ago with her French husband and co-founder, Alain Ollier. The Grand Prize includes a week stay for two in the Berman’s Montmartre apartment w/a balcony and views; a chauffeur to and from the airport; champagne and flowers upon arrival; lunch for two at Le Bon Georges; lunch for two at Mokonuts Bakery and Café; a gift certificate for Treize au Jardin; a standard trip planning service by Paris, Perfected.

Runner-up prizes include a weekend in Montreal with club access at the Le Centre Sheraton hotel; a set of luxury French bed linens; a language class at the Penobscot Bay Language School; handmade chocolates from French owned, Maine based, Chocolats Passion; a set of French Utility Soap, dish towels and a wooden dish brush from sustainable shop du Jardin and many more prizes.

The sweepstakes will run until Sept. 17, with winners selected online on Sept. 18. To enter visit veggiestotable.rallyup.com/winaweekinparis.

To help Veggies to Table feed more of the hungry in local communities, enter the Sweepstakes; donate to Veggies to Table; visit the farm; volunteer on the farm or behind the scenes on grants and fundraising and connect with Veggies to Table.

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