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UBC Blueberry Fest, 2018, July 18, 19, 20 at UBC Bookstore

MEET YOUR MAKER

Celebrating FairTrade Campus Week, food sustainability & ethical business practices.

Cooking demo + samples + recipes | noon to 1pm
with Chef Nick Mateus, Commissary Kitchen

Learn more about where your food and other goods come from.
Meet the people behind the food we serve on campus:

Ethical Bean Coffee
Milano Coffee Roaster
Hardbite Chips
Wendel’s Fine Foods
Yerba Mate
UBC Farm pop-up Market
Vancouver Farmers Market Direct

Other Organizations:
Engineers Without Border

DATE: September 26
TIME: 11:30am-1:30pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

Event presented by UBC Food Services in partnership with UBC Bookstore, UBC Farm and UBC Conferences & Accommodation

UBC Blueberry Fest, 2018, July 18, 19, 20 at UBC Bookstore

BLUEBERRY FEST 

Made with love with bc blueberries
Featuring local + UBC Farm ingredients
Cooking demo + samples + recipes: noon to 1pm

July 18 | Executive Chef of Residence Dining, Chef Brad Vigue
July 19 | Residence Chef for Open Kitchen, Chef Chris Grosse
July 20 | Residence Sous Chef, Chef Luke Willingdon

Pancake breakfast with Ethical Bean Coffee
Baked goods—muffins, scones, tarts, cookies, cheesecake and more…
UBC Farm Salad
Bulk local blueberries
Samples, recipes and foodie skills at cooking demo

GREEN EVENT:
Bring your own plate or container and cutlery for the pancake breakfast and all your blueberry purchases.

DATE: July 18, 19, 20
TIME: 9am-1pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

 

 

Event presented by UBC Food Services in partnership with Ethical Bean Coffee, UBC Bookstore, UBC Farm, BC Blueberries, Pedersen’s Event Rental and Phoenix Tents.

Neapolitan-style zucchini pizza from Mercante at UBC.

SUMMER SIZZLER

Celebrate the first UBC Farm Pop Up Market of the season!
Fresh Ideas for Foodies. Local + UBC Farm ingredients.
Chef Demo: Meet Residence Chef, Hunter Moyes, from Feast@Totem.

Join us at UBC Bookstore Plaza for samples, recipes and some foodie skills. Remember to bring your own bag for your fresh ingredients from UBC Farm.

DATE: June 6
TIME: 12-1pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

The event has ended.

RECIPES

Blueberry Overnight Oats

Rushing out the door in the morning to make it to class? Want to sleep in a few extra minutes? Try making this super easy and tasty overnight oats the night before - full of fibre, protein, and healthy carbohydrates to keep you energized and satisfied all morning....

Pasta Peperonata

Recipe by Chef Nick Mateus, UBC Food Services. Nick demonstrated how to prepare Pasta Peperonata at Meet Your Maker on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. About Nick Nick is the retail chef responsible for service coordination at retail operations such as...

Salmon Taco with Blueberry Kumquat Salsa

Brad will demonstrate how to prepare the Salmon Taco with Blueberry Kumquat Salsa at Blueberry Fest on Wednesday, July 18 from 12pm to 1pm outside the UBC Bookstore.

UBC Ponderosa Cake

If you’ve eaten at UBC in the past 50 years, you’ve probably seen UBC Ponderosa Cake. It’s banana bread’s cakey cousin: Fluffy banana cake squares bigger than your fist and topped with a sprinkling of chocolate chips.

Aloo Gobi

You may know Hunter Moyes as one of the Chefs behind the growth of local restaurants like Burgoo, Nuba, and Tacofino, among others. You may also know him from the premiere of Chopped Canada—Season 2, The Tiffin Project, or a number of campaigns and events involving organizations like Oxfam Canada and Greenpeace. Most importantly, you will now know him as the Chef behind the new menu at Feast in Totem Park.