Supporting Sustainable Agriculture.
Event and History
Feast of Fields are FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebrations and fundraisers held each year on different farms in the Okanagan Valley, in Metro Vancouver and on Southern Vancouver Island. The past 21 years have seen 50 Feasts with 21 events in Metro Vancouver, 19 on Vancouver Island and 7 in the Okanagan Valley. Between 2006 and 2008, 3 Sea-to-Sky Feast of Fields were held in Pemberton and Whistler.
Funds raised from these events support FarmFolk CityFolk’s work to cultivate local, sustainable food systems across British Columbia. FarmFolk CityFolk is a not-for-profit registered Canadian charity #89223 1572 RR0001. To find out how FarmFolk CityFolk is helping farmers, supporting local food businesses, and celebrating local food in your region, please visit www.farmfolkcityfolk.ca.
Experience the Harvest, Gourmet Style
Feast of Fields is a three-hour wandering gourmet harvest festival that highlights the connections between farmers and chefs, field and table, and between farm folks and city folks. With a wine glass and linen napkin in hand, guests stroll across farm fields, traveling from tent to tent (sometimes through the barn, past the tractor or around the chicken coop) listening to live music and tasting gourmet creations from BC top chefs, farmers, fishers, ranchers, food artisans, vintners, brewers, distillers and other beverage producers.
Behind the Scenes: Chefs & Makers
Feast of Fields in part fulfills FarmFolk CityFolk’s mission to cultivate a local, sustainable food system by building a market for local food through celebration. Since its inception, Feast of Fields has only featured local producers, artisans, winemakers, brewers and distillers, and only those chefs that have existing relationships with local farmers and producers. For those businesses Feast of Fields offers a great way to highlight their commitment to local, sustainable food and promote their business to customers who truly love and support the local food movement. Additionally, for the host farm Feast of Fields provides exposure by introducing guests to their products and farm.
Visit www.feastoffields.com for more.