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Slow Food Cascadia Food Festival and Summit

  • Old Apple Tree Park 112 Southeast Columbia Way Vancouver, WA, 98661 United States (map)

Join the Slow Food SW Washington chapter in Vancouver for Slow Food Cascadia an Ecogastronomic Food Festival. Held the first weekend of October in conjunction with Vancouver’s Old Apple Tree Festival, Slow Food Cascadia amplifies this historic weekend with activities such as a community cider pressing station, taste marketplace, chef demonstrations and a leadership summit for those who want to be an active voice in the future of food. The evening will conclude with a Hawaiian Pig Roast and Native Salmon Bake.

Food Festival

11am - 3pm / Old Apple Tree Park / Free

  • Hard Cider Garden: showcasing 15 hard ciders and Slow Food Cider Competition.

  • Community Cider Pressing Station: Press your own cider! BYO apples and jugs.

  • Taste Marketplace: 20 merchants with tastings of regional products from across Cascadia.

  • Craft booths and live music.


12pm - 6pm / Location TBA

Come shape the future of the food movement! The Slow Food Summit will offer speakers and panel discussions addressing topics such as salmon fisheries, tribal resource management, organizing food-based social movements, Ark of Taste nominations, and how to best understand, produce, use and sell regional ingredients.

The summit is designed for food movement leaders: farmers, chefs, food artisans and producers, Slow Food community leaders and others who are making the food movement stronger.

If you want to expand your network and be an active voice in the future of food, don’t miss this summit!


6pm - 10pm / Location TBA / Tickets on sale soon

  • Tiki Lounge

  • Luau and Hawaiian Pig Roast

  • Keynote speaker: Polynesian and Native Food Culture of the Lower Columbia

  • Music and Dancing

  • Slow Fish, Regional Chapter Tables, and Educational Booths

For more information and tickets:

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