You’ve heard of “farm to table” dining. This is more like “table to farm.”
Feast of Fields – the event where a working farm becomes your smorgasbord for the day – returns to Metro Vancouver on Sept. 7. Dozens of top chefs, winemakers, brewers, growers and makers will be setting up shop at Delta’s Wellbrook Farm, a 55-acre organic blueberry spread.
Guests, armed with a wine glass and a linen napkin, wander from tent to tent, sampling local produce and cheeses, beer and wine, and prepared dishes from literally dozens of Vancouver-area restaurants. The idea is to get an education in where real food comes from, while also stuffing your face with some of the best food the region has to offer. At $95, tickets aren’t cheap, but the event is all-you-can-eat and proceeds go to supporting the local food movement. (Kids 5-19 are only $15; under 5 is free.)
The setting is half the charm. Continue reading:
Giant Feast Planned on a Working Farm outside Vancouver