Joy of Feeding 2015

4th annual Joy of Feeding event at UBC Farm Top chefs, home cooks and community come together for annual Joy of Feeding event

Sixteen home cooks of different cultural backgrounds – from Peru to Iran to Rwanda – will offer a taste of their favourite recipes at the fourth annual Joy of Feeding event on September 19, 2015. This celebration of whole foods, culture and cooking will take place from 5pm-8pm at the UBC Farm.

“Joy of Feeding is an international food celebration of the importance of carrying on the cooking traditions of all cultures,” says Meeru Dhalwala, Cookbook Author & Chef/Co-owner, Vij’s and Rangoli Restaurants and Chair, Joy of Feeding. Cooking is the gateway to caring about where our food comes from, taking care of our families, and taking care of our health.”

Joy of Feeding is an opportunity to enjoy delicious food and to have fun at UBC Farm while discovering where our food comes from. The outdoor, family-friendly event features children’s activities, multi-cultural beats and dishes from countries such as Peru, Iran, Greece, Hong Kong, Ukraine, Rwanda and more. Tickets are $50 and include a recipe book with each cook’s story and family recipe. Children 12 and under are free with their parent or guardian’s ticket purchase. Event proceeds support the learning, research, and community programs at UBC Farm.

Tickets and more information are available at Beer and wine will also be available for purchase.

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
Time: 5pm-8pm
Location: UBC Farm, 3461 Ross Drive, Vancouver BC
Directions: Visit

About the UBC Farm: The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food secure future. The centre is a living laboratory, committed to finding solutions to both the local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability and translating solutions to improve personal, community, and environmental health.