Smithville Empty Bowl filled with success Posted in: Lifestyle On Saturday, the Smithville Food Pantry, Smithville Community Gardens, Lost Pines Artisan’s Alliance & Angels Unaware worked together to bring a fun, informative day to the citizens of Smithville and the surrounding areas with the Smithville Empty Bowl fundraiser. The money raised helped these organizations in an effort to end hunger and food insecurity. The Empty Bowl Project is a national grassroots effort to fight hunger. The basic premise is simple: potters, craftspeople, educators and others work with the community to create handcrafted bowls. In Smith-ville, guests were invited to a simple meal of soup and bread with desserts, tea and ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!