Early Bird Tickets Go On Sale for Feast of Fields 2015

Feast 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.

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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 ...

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