Taste the region and explore food connections of Cascadia, held in Vancouver, Washington, the original gateway to the Oregon Territory.
Cascadia Food Festival details:
The event will include a Food and Cider Festival, Slow Food Summit for regional food leaders, and an evening Lu’au, all centered around the unique flavors of the Cascadia region.
Noon - 5PM; Location: Historic Hangar - Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
The Slow Food Summit will bring food experts, activists, producers, chefs, and community leaders together to learn about regional food connections. The event will include a salmon and wine tasting
11am - 3pm; Old Apple Tree Park; FREE
Food and Cider Festival includes a Taste Marketplace with food samples, a Cider Pressing Station where attendees can bring their own apples to press and a Hard Cider Garden (paid entry) that will highlight Cascadia’s top cider makers. Tommy O's and Simply Thyme will be on hand serving food, Juleps and River Twain will be providing live music.
5PM - 10PM; Historic Hangar - Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Cascadian Lu’au Four Chefs will be providing traditional and neo-traditional Hawaiian small plates, featuring the bounty of Cascadia. The event will feature a high end raffle for an eco-gastronomic Hawaiian travel package for two! AGES 21+ ONLY FOR LU’AU
Slow Food Cascadia hosts the FIRST ANNUAL Cascadia Food Festival, in Vancouver, Washington the first weekend in October. The event is a fundraiser for Slow Food’s program, Urban Abundance, which brings TONS of local produce into the Clark County Food Bank every year.