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UBC Botanical Garden Apple Festival

Event Date: Saturday, October 16, 2010

Celebrates one of British Columbia's favorite fruits, this is a sweet, tasty, and healthy festival! BC is host to a nearly 200 varieties of different apples. Between 11,500 and 13,500 kg of apples are sold to the public each year, making the apple on of the most popular fruits! And where better than to discover and enjoy the local apple market than right here at UBC.

There will be many apple-related activites:
$3 apple tasting up to 60 different varieties of new and heritage apples, and learn about the history of these apples in the 'Apple Booklet'

Vancouver Island based BC Fruit Testers Association will be on site offering demonstrations of grafting and cider pressing. Bring some apple varieties from your garden, and have them identify the variety or test them just for fun!

The Kids will have a blast in the Johnny Appleseed Orchard with great six applecious activities.

You can end the day by visiting the Food Fair and enjoying some tasty treats and purchasing one of the many apple tree perfect for the home garden and patio.

Add a little apple to your life and enjoy this great festival.

More info: http://www.friendsofthegarden.ca

When: October, 16-17 2010
Time: 11am-4pm
Where: UBC Botanical Gardens

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