Come out and enjoy a fun day celebrating local food and agriculture at the 7th Annual Guelph Wellington Local Food Fest taking place at Ignatius Jesuit Centre and Farm on Sunday, June 24, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
There are workshops, exhibitiors, farmers’ market, guided tours, cooking demos, children’s activities, tractor rides, live music and so much more to explore at this year’s event.
Program of the Fest’s activities can be downloaded here.
12.30pm Isaiah Farahbakhsh
3.00pm The Funky Mamas
4.15pm Chesterfield and the Sofa Kings
11.45am Chunky cucumber Ricotta Dip and Pesto tomato and Lamb Pasta with Emily Richards
1.15pm Ferment me some Kimchi! with Paul Wartman
2.30pm Sourdough Break Making Tips and Techniques with Scott Williams
3.45pm Bella Roma Foods sharing some great entertaining ideas with Elisa Baggio-Takel
11.15am Growing lots of Food on a Small Urban Lot by Leigh Taylor
12.00pm Backyard hens: Fresh eggs outside your back door by Vicki Beard and Mary-Kate Gilbertson
1.15pm Composting with Worms by Ingrid Sorensen
2.00pm The Organic Backyard: A Guide to applying certified organic practices to your home or community garden by Cathy Hansen
3.00pm Forest Gardening and Beyond by Jen Osbourne
4.00pm Food Connections: Connecting projects, building synergies and energizing community involvement to advance the food movement in Guelph and Wellington Hosted by Kelly Janz and Angelic Nef