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South Vancouver Food Security Festival

Event Details

South Vancouver Food Security Festival

Time: May 21, 2014 at 12pm to May 23, 2014 at 6pm
Location: Friday Food Fair and Market: South Vancouver Neighourhood House
Street: 6470 Victoria Dr.
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://www.southvanfoodnliter…
Phone: workshop info: 604.324.6212
Event Neighbourhood and Type: south vancouver, food, food security, festival, workshops
Organized By: Zinnia Clark, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
Latest Activity: May 16, 2014

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Event Description

The Community Food Festival is a celebration of local food activities and a showcase of our community organizations’ efforts to build a sustainable and secure food network. We will be inviting various community partners to come together to host workshops regarding composting, farming, and cooking in the afternoons and evenings during the three days of the event. The Food Festival will culminate in a Food Fair on the final day of the festival in which community partners will showcase their projects, sell fresh produce, plants, healthy snack items, etc.

The Community Food Festival will be an opportunity for our neighbors, as well as the greater public, to connect with food assets and to gain a better understanding of food programming in South Vancouver.

May 21

Tending For Your Garden: Transplanting Seedlings and Pest Management 
12- 1PM
Kim Del Valle Garcia (Mobile Produce Market Program Leader)

Vegetarian Dumpling Making
4- 6 PM                                                                                                                                 Eric Wang and Jonsen Li (SVNH youth volunteer leaders) 

May 22

Farm Tour, Local Food Production, and Outdoor Learning Space
4- 5PM
David Thompson Secondary (1755 E. 55th Ave)
Ilana Labow (Fresh Roots Urban Farm Dir.) and Marilou Bourdages (FRUF Com. Coord.)

Bannock Making
6- 8

Geraldine Saul (SVNH Aboriginal Worker) and Zinnia Clark (SVNH Food Security Coord.) 

May 23rd
Food Fair and Market  Friday, May 23 3:30-6 PM

SVNH

Free for everyone

Variety of booths showcasing and selling healthy snack items and produce.

Healthy baked goods
Multicultural ethnic foods
Fresh produce from Fresh Roots Urban Farm
Make-Your-Own Taco stand

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