Laura Edwards, manager of the Tacoma Farmers Markets, reported that the soup feed at the Sixth Avenue Farmers Market last Tuesday raised $1,500 for Chanetta Ludwig, who TNT Diner readers may know as “The Bee Lady.” Ludwig’s husband died unexpectedly in August and the benefit was to raise money for the family.
The winner of the soup contest was Joel Mertens, chef of Masa, with a roasted corn and poblano soup. Click “more” to read the press release.
Infinite Soups will serve the winning roasted corn and poblano soup at their stores. More info here and here. UPDATE: I just got a call back from Infinite Soups owner Wendy Clapp. Not only will her restaurants serve the soup, but they’ll also donate all proceeds from the sale of the soup to The Bee Lady. The soup is on the menu now. Go eat.
Infinite Soups locations:
Infinite Soups (mother ship location)
Where: 445 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma; 253-274-0232
Infinite Soups Lunch Counter at Sanford & Son
Where: 744 Commerce, Tacoma
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