Sustainable Harvest Festival

October 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Edison Courtyard outside of DUC


Thursday, October 26th from 3:00 to 5:00 PM in Edison Courtyard outside the DUC.


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!

For more info, contact:

Food Team Associates at the Office of Sustainability: Julia Widmann @ and Camille Rieber @