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REF NO.: 21

SUBJECT: Food ’n’ Garden Fair taking place at Memorial University’s Botanical Garden

DATE: Sept. 26

Memorial University’s Botanical Garden and the Northeast Avalon Regional Economic Development Board have assembled a group of organizations to launch the Food ’n’ Garden Fair this Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
The one-day fair will offer multiple demonstrations, displays and tips on gardening, growing vegetables, herbs and composting, a kid-friendly potato peeling contest and a food-tasting experience using local ingredients.
Admission to the garden is free for the day; however, donations will be gratefully accepted. Food tasting passes are $20 and can be purchased online at or, or in person at the Botanical Garden.

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For more information, please contact Liz Close, director, MUN Botanical Garden, at (709) 864-3326; or Christine Snow, executive director, Northeast Avalon REDB, at (709) 753-5554.


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