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IFBC Confidential: Behind the scenes at the International Food Blogger Conference

It was an interesting experience working as an event volunteer last weekend at the International Food Blogger Conference. I stuffed swag bags, alphabetized name badges, registered attendees, prepared platters of food, broke down literally hundreds of cardboard boxes and hauled trash. I even had a flashback to my college days as a barista when I spent two hours doing nothing other than brewing coffee.

The biggest perk of this job was that I got to eat some amazing food: lamp chops with a wasabi crust, mini beef bahn mi sandwiches by Lisa Dupar, steak tartare personally prepared and served by Daisley Gordon of Campagne, geoduck ceviche and all the Theo Chocolate I wanted.

I also got to see and hear from Morgan Spurlock of “Supersize Me,” fame, “Saveur” magazine editor-in-chief James Oseland and other famous food folk.

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Volunteer at Marra Farm and get free M’s tix

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, United Way of King County is hosting a volunteer project April 20 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Marra Farm. The farm grows organic produce for local food banks. All volunteers will get free tickets to that night’s Mariners game vs. the Baltimore Orioles. Spots are limited so sign up today!

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