Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events Sep 12, 2011 Alderlea Farm to Host Borscht Festival SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterestleft: view of Alderlea Farm Cafe from Glenora Road, right: BorschtAlderlea Farm and Cafe is a community farm on Vancouver Island where biodynamic and organic food is grown, prepared and enjoyed. Now in its seventh season, it is a place where “people of all ages come together to be nourished in soul, body and spirit”. Each year, the farm has seen a significant increase in production and shareholders, now supplying 200 families in the Cowichan Valley with produce boxes 24 weeks of the year through their Alderlea Farm Community Supported Agriculture program. With a new greenhouse, they plan to extend the season and supply more vegetables throughout the winter as well.This Saturday, September 17th, the farm will be hosting a Borscht Festival. Contact the farm to enter your best borscht – judging will begin at noon. There will also be a Borscht Cooking Demonstration, a Farm Parade led by Farmer John, Jersey the Cow, and the borscht competition champion, as well as hayrides for all. Admission is $3 per individual or $10 per family.Visit www.alderleafarm.com to learn more. For a great recipe for borscht from EAT contributor Julie Pegg, click here.Biodynamic Farm, Organic Café and CSA. 3390 Glenora Road, Duncan, BC. Tel. 250 – 715 – 0799Biodynamic AgriculturefarmsFood FestivalsVancouver Island Food Scene SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More Food News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Comments are closed.