WHEN AND WHERE
Thursday, October 26th from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in Edison Courtyard outside the DUC.
WHAT AND WHO
Join us in celebrating autumn and local, seasonal, and sustainable foods at WashU’s second annual Sustainable Harvest Festival. The festival will feature a Farmer’s Market, skill shares, free food, campus groups, live music, and more!
Join us on October 26th and you will have the opportunity to:
- Buy some local, fresh and healthy produce grown by local farmers and in the campus urban farm run by Burning Kumquat!
- Sign-up for the CSA farm box program with LocalFarmer CSA’s Dave Smith. Only 20 sign ups needed for the program to launch a new pick up location on Danforth campus!
- Sample plant based meals prepared by Bon Appetit with local produce
- Purchase a reusable bamboo cutlery set (including spoon, knife, fork and… chopsticks!) for only $6, and be sure to be Zero Waste next time you eat on the Go!
- Participate in a pickling activity with the student-run organization Burning Kumquat
- Learn to mill acorns for flour and taste acorn-flour muffins with Professor Stan Braude
- Buy seeds from student group Cultivating Connections and learn about St. Louis immigrants, urban agriculture, and the International Institute
- Learn from student group Campus Kitchen about food insecurity in St. Louis and their efforts to reduce food waste while fighting hunger
- Check out food publications Spoon and Simple Syrup
- Enjoy live music provided by Christian Fogerty on guitar from 3 – 4 PM and Ben Eisenberg and Patrick Goff with a banjo, harmonica and more from 4 – 5 PM!
Support local farmers and eat seasonal foods to reduce your carbon footprint and contribute to the local economy. Learn about food insecurity in St. Louis. Gain new food-related skills like Pickling, Cider Pressing, and milling. See what WashU student groups are up to. Eat free food. Buy some seeds. Last but not least, celebrate fall!