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Archive for July, 2012

Une vignette de fraises

Because this most adored of aggregate accessory fruits is so short-lived, we made a special effort to capture a few moments of strawberry-savouring over the past week.

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Imagine yourself in a farm field savouring seasonal vegetables, paired wines and other local gourmet, artisan delicacies…

Outstanding in the Field - photo courtesy of Jeremy Fenske

Photo courtesy of Jeremy Fenske

Outstanding in the Field aims to re-connect diners to the land and the origins of their food, and to honor the local farmers and food artisans who cultivate it. This year, Ted Anderson of Campognolo Restaurant will be sharing his culinary talents the guest chef for OITF at the UBC Farm. The dinner will take place on Sunday, July 15th at 4pm, and proceeds directly benefit the UBC Farm. Not to be missed!

For more details or to purchase tickets, please click here.

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Interested in supporting local, agroecological food production in exchange for free veggies and/or goat milk or cheese?

As the harvest season is picking up, Southlands Heritage Farm in Vancouver really needs some volunteer help with its market garden! Specifically, they are looking for volunteers to assist with weeding, tying up and pruning tomatoes, and harvesting each Sunday morning for their farm market. For more info, please email Jen Maynard at southlandsfarm@gmail.com.

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