2016 Sustenance Festival Brings Communities Together

Vancouver’s Sustenance Festival focuses on making connections in your communities through a series of events focused on food preservation, gardening, and the right to food in October and November around Vancouver.

This festival is city-wide festival and includes everything from local food workshops on food preparation, meal sharing, nutritional classes and gardening sessions for both young and old and in between, all taking place in community centres and public spaces throughout Vancouver.

Highlights

Ripe

RIPE 2015! – Harvest Celebration Dinner

October 16 Roundhouse Community Centre 5:30-8:00 PM
RIPE 2016
 – October 16 – Roundhouse Exhibition Hall

Celebrate the harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at our annual fundraising dinner on Sunday, October 16 from 5:30pm-8pm at the Roundhouse Community Centre! A showcase of our farms and producers paired with top local chefs Clement Chan of TorafukuMeeru Dhalwala of Vij’s RangoliNed Bell of Chefs for OceansQuang Dang of West Restaurant,Deniz Tarakcioglu of Cafe MedinaKaren McAthy of Blue Heron CreameryRyan Reed ofNomad, and Shelome Bouvette of Chicha. RIPE 2016 will feature 8 culinary creation stations,dessert tastings, seasonal cocktails by Gillespie’s Fine Spirits and Salt Spring Coffee, andcraft beverages from BC Wine Studio and Persephone Brewing. Get your tickets before they sell out! Tickets and info on the event page.

 

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