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Neapolitan-style zucchini pizza from Mercante at UBC.

SUMMER SIZZLER

Celebrate the UBC Farm Pop Up Market season!
Fresh Ideas for Foodies.
Featuring Sustainable Seafood + UBC Farm ingredients.
Chef Demo: Meet Residence Chef, Johnny Bridge from Gather @Vanier’s.

Join us at UBC Bookstore Plaza for samples, recipes and some foodie skills. 

FREE event

GREEN EVENT:
Bring your own container and cutlery tasting.
Remember to bring your own bag for your fresh ingredients purchases from UBC Farm.
Learn more about Ocean Wise, Sustainable Seafood & UBC Food Services. 

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

RECIPE for Side Stripe Prawn Roll

UBC Blueberry Fest, 2019, July 17, 18, 18 at UBC Bookstore

 

BLUEBERRY FEST 

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

July 17 | Culinary Director, Executive Chef David Speight
July 18 | Scholar’s Pastry Chef, Tanyia Khanna
July 19 | Ocean Wise Chef, Ned Bell

Pancake breakfast with Ethical Bean Coffee daily
Baked goods—muffins, scones, tarts, cookies, cheesecake and more…
Ice Cream Sundaes
UBC Farm Salad
Bulk local blueberries direct from Mandair Farms
Samples, recipes and foodie skills at cooking demo

Live music by Peter DeVries… also featuring Summer Music Institute Campers on Wednesday.

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

DATE: July 17, 18, 19
TIME: 9am-1pm
LOCATION: UBC Bookstore Plaza

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

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 Executive Chef Brad Vigue, Residence Dining Rooms

Learn more about where your food and other goods come from.
Meet the people behind the food we serve on campus: List of vendors to be confirmed

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

Other Organizations:
Engineers Without Border

DATE: September 25
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

RECIPES

Blueberry Coffee Cake

Recipe by Taniya Khanna, Scholar’s Pastry Chef⁠ INGREDIENTS: Butter Crust 127g butter (unsalted) 127g sugar 3g salt 300g All-purpose flour 1g baking powder 55g whole eggs (about 1 egg) Cinnamon crumble 85g butter (unsalted) 120g turbinado sugar in the raw 196g cake...

Blueberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

By David Speight  | Culinary Director & Executive Chef David’s passion for food is rivaled only by his dedication to health and sustainability. Born and raised in Vancouver, David is somewhat of a culinary legend at Rogers Arena where, as executive chef for six...

Lemon Blueberry & Ricotta Pizza

By David Speight  | Culinary Director & Executive Chef David’s passion for food is rivaled only by his dedication to health and sustainability. Born and raised in Vancouver, David is somewhat of a culinary legend at Rogers Arena where, as executive chef for six...

Side Stripe Prawn Roll

Recipe by UBC Residence Chef Johnny Bridge, UBC Food Services. Chef Johnny demonstrated how to prepare Side Stripe Prawn Rolls at Summer Sizzler on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. About Johnny Johnny stepped into the culinary world when he was 16 and has worked...

Energy Balls

Need a pick-me-up during your afternoon class? Look no further than these super easy no-bake energy bites. Packed with fibre and plant-based protein, they make for a great snack in between meals.