Written By Gary Hynes Food Events / Places Jun 8, 2015 Early Bird Tickets Go On Sale for Feast of Fields 2015 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFeast of Fields, FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual fundraiser & local food celebration is a unique event that brings gourmet food and beverage tasting to its roots – the farm! FarmFolk CityFolk is excited to host this year’s fundraiser the O.U.R. Ecovillage, a 25 acre education and demonstration site in Shawnigan Lake that reflects a model of sustainable agriculture that supports food diversity. The village is built on permaculture principals of land use and creates a splendid interconnection between land, food and human consumption.At the 18th Annual Vancouver Island Feast of Fields on Sept 20th, 2015, guests can experience the diversity that flourishes at O.U.R. Ecovillage. Productivity thrives in raised beds, greenhouses, and food forests and grows amongst a network of cob buildings and structures. In and amongst these unique places, the islands’ best restaurants, eateries, wineries and breweries, will tantalize the tastebuds of Feast guests with their finest local creations. It is a cornucopia of food culture that shouldn’t be missed.Tickets to Feast of Fields must be purchased in advance. To purchase online, go to the Feasts of Fields new site; www.feastoffields.com/vancouver-island/. You can also purchase tickets at two ticket selling locations: Cook Culture in Victoria or Cure Meats in Cobble Hill. Tickets are $95/ adult or $15/youth (under 5 is free). Buy before June 15th, and save $10 off of every adult ticket purchased. The Feast Bus will once again be offering guests return trips to the event’s location from Victoria as well as from the Cowichan Valley. The Feast Bus is a great way to get to and from the event safely and easily, however if you choose to drive to the event, paid parking will be available onsite for $5/car.O.U.R. Ecovillage runs educational programming throughout the year and as such, accommodation is available on site for anyone wishing to create a weekend out of their Feast of Fields adventure. To learn about the various options contact O.U.R Ecovillage directly.A special thank you to the sponsors of this year’s event: Thrifty Foods, Vancity, Eat Magazine, Monday Magazine, Pedersen’s Rentals, Valley Voice, Cook Culture, Cure Meats and O.U.R. Ecovillage. SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Gary Hynes Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at ... Read More You may also like Food Events / Victoria April 26, 2017 FEAST: Food & Film Returns June 15, 16 & 17 The Victoria Film Festival has announced the line-up for the fifth annual FEAST: Food & Film Festival with events taking place on June 15, 16, ... Read More Food Events / Victoria July 20, 2016 Win Tickets! Aug 28 Feast of Fields to be hosted at Glengarry Farm in Metchosin The 19th annual Vancouver Island Feast of Fields will be celebrated this year on August 28 at the historic ocean-side Glengarry Farm (Est. 1856) in ... Read More Entertaining / Food Events October 31, 2015 Pumpkins & Garlic For Halloween “Pumpkins & Garlic For ... Read More Food Events / Victoria July 28, 2015 Contest: Feast of Fields Vancouver Island Ticket Draw The 18th Annual Feast of Fields Vancouver Island will take place on the afternoon of Sunday, September 20th at O.U.R Ecovillage near Shawnigan ... Read More Food Events / Victoria / Wine Festivals June 17, 2015 Taste: Victoria’s Festival of Food and Wine to take place July 16 – 19 Food and wine lovers hungrily await the Taste festival just a few weeks away. In its seventh year, the annual Taste: Victoria’s Festival of ... Read More Drink This / Food Events October 8, 2014 Here’s What You Want To Drink With Your Turkey Dinner This Thanksgiving Colourful, gnarly gourds are on the grocery shelves, I’ve had my first grilled acorn squash of the season, Okanagan pears and apples are on my ... Read More Comments are closed.