Wednesday, May 10, 2017

2017 NatureCity Festival Has a Local Flavour


Saskatoon’s NatureCity Festival is May 23 to 28, and there is truly something for everyone. The following are all food and drink events.

May 23 to 28 
Stay Wild Saskatoon 
Wild about Saskatoon has partnered with 9 Mile Legacy Brewing on a festival beer featuring Saskatoon’s local water profile and local ingredients. Stay Wild Saskatoon beer will be available festival week at locations around Saskatoon, at 9 Mile and at our keynote event with Maude Barlow. A festival growler is for sale too.

Hungry for Nature 
Some local restaurants will be featuring a nature-inspired dish during the Festival. Check out d’Lish by Tish, Drift CafĂ©, Citizen Bakery, Little Bird Patisserie, Amigos Cantina, Una Pizzeria, and more.

May 26 
Compost & Soil
Join the Saskatoon Compost Coaches at the Garden Patch to learn how to build healthy soil using compost and other organic techniques from 6:30-8:30 pm.

Green Drinks 
Have a beer and chat about all things wild, natural, green, renewable, and resilient at Green Drinks, 5:30 pm, at 9 Mile Legacy.


May 27 
The Path to Wild Food 
Join Sandra Walker to explore the wild food that is available for both humans and animals within the city from 3-5 pm.

Plant the Saskatoon Seed Library 
Help the Saskatoon Seed Library plant their garden and celebrate the importance of protecting locally adapted seed varieties from 11 am-1 pm. They’ll be featuring water-saving gardening techniques.

Bike the Moveable Feast 
Take a slow ride along the Meewasin trails and enjoy Chef Jenni’s delicious food in unusual locations from 5-8 pm.

May 28 
Waste Not YXE Potluck Picnic 
Join Waste Not YXE for a family-friendly, zero waste, pack-in, pack-out picnic and find out more about home waste reduction from noon-2 pm.

Food Forest Potluck
Enjoy a potluck dinner and find out what the Saskatoon Food Forest Initiative is all about at 6 pm.

Eat These Words Dinner
Slow Food Saskatoon will be serving a four-course meal made with local ingredients and served by talented local chefs at 6 pm.

There are many, many more events happening during the NatureCity Festival. Take a look at the Festival Calendar of Events.

EcoFriendly Sask is proud to be an ongoing sponsor of Wild about Saskatoon’s NatureCity Festival.

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