May 1-6, 2018

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Presented by Averton Homes

Learn to grow, eat and support local food!

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Adj.related to growing ingredients for the purpose of eating delicious food

Since 2014, the Dig In St. Albert Horticulinary Festival has been providing exciting weekends of culinary adventure that have delighted guests with the possibilities and benefits of eating locally grown food.

Spring Event Highlights

Celebrity Chef Mary Berg of Gusto TV

Celebrity Chef Dinner

Saturday, May 5

Celebrate the flavours of Alberta with Mary Berg of Gusto TV as she makes a beautiful and delicious three-course meal using the finest local ingredients. Mary will be bringing her signature style of reimagined culinary classics to Dig In.

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A group enjoying the Dig In Culinary Bike Tour

Culinary Tours

Tuesday, May 1 - Thursday, May 3

Sip. Savour. Cycle. Choose your own culinary adventure this year. Walk or cycle through tree-lined streets or along the Sturgeon River while learning about St. Albert’s rich horticulinary history and savouring delicious locally sourced treats.

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Getting hands-on during a planting workshop.

Hands-on Make & Take Workshops

Sunday, May 6

Get your hands dirty and learn a new Horticulinary skill. Build a garden structure, plant a salad and herb bowl or make your very own cheese. You’ll go home with what you made and the skills needed to create these horticulinary masterpieces again.

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One of many entertaining demonstrations on the main stage.

Averton Main Stage

Saturday, May 5 - Sunday, May 6

Throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday take in free demonstrations from our Celebrity Chef Mary Berg and many other esteemed horticulinary experts.

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An array of tasty dishes as part of Dining Week

Dig In Dining Week

Tuesday May, 1 - Sunday, May 6

Want to celebrate local food in your own way? Visit any of the participating restaurants between May 1-6 and try out their locally-sourced, signature Dig In Dining Week dish.

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This was an amazing event showcasing Alberta products. Well done!”
- Connie

I enjoyed the sense of community, connection with culture, environment, and support for St. Albert.
- Cynthia

I love Dig In. I've learned so much in the past two years and we've put this to good use.”
- Sandy

Such a great festival!! I'll attend every year I can.
- Stephanie


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