UBC holding 14th annual FarmAde

September 6th, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC – On Friday, September 9 the AMS will be holding the fourteenth annual FarmAde at the UBC Farm starting at 3:00 p.m.

FarmAde is a celebration of the UBC Farm Centre for Sustainable Food Systems. FarmAde is a free and accessible event that generates awareness of the UBC Farm. FarmAde brings together UBC community members of all ages to celebrate community, local food and local Vancouver talent. The open-air event provides an opportunity for students and community members to learn how they can engage further with this unique campus resource!

“This family-friendly event has long been a tradition here at UBC, with its vegan, vegetarian, and local options to support and promote sustainable farming,” Anna Hilliar, AMS Program and Events Manager said. “We’re excited to bring the community out here to enjoy what this unique urban farm has to offer, while celebrating the importance of local, sustainable agriculture.”

Live performances from local artists will include Marin Patenaude & Ben Rogalsky with the East Van country band and The New Short Mountain Deadbeats.

This year, an affordably priced barbecue dinner, including vegan, vegetarian, and low-impact beef burger options, will be served. Guests will also be able to enjoy a beverage garden featuring a local brewery.

The UBC Farm is situation near Westbrook Village on UBC’s south campus and includes the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS).

For more information, please visit here.

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Media Contact
Kris Anderson
Communications Manager
krisanderson@ams.ubc.ca
604-822-6540

 

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