Vancouver Farmers Markets is hosting its annual RIPE dinner to celebrate local, seasonal food and wants you to join them for the family-style feast October 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Roundhouse.
Global’s Sophie Lui will be emceeing the event, local chefs will be preparing the meal and renowned urban agriculture expert Michael Ableman will be presenting a slide show of urban farms around the world. Tickets can be purchased at your local VFM market or at eatlocal.org.
Participating restaurants include Vij’s Rangoli, Campagnolo, Forage, Burdock & Co, Chicha, Glenburn Soda Fountain, The Dirty Apron and The Farmer’s Apprentice.
VFM is giving away a pair of tickets ($150 value) to one lucky Vancity Buzz reader. To enter, do the following:
1. Tweet out your favourite neighbourhood market, tag @VanMarkets and @VancityBuzz and use the hashtag #Ripe2013.
(Hint: see our past posts on VFM!)
Contest closes Friday, October 18 at 11:59 p.m. One winner will be selected at random.