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Dish Weekly Hope Mission Youth Shelter Fresh Corn and Produce Sale / Sat, August 17 (10 am – 4 pm) Riverbend Gardens has partnered with Hope Mission's Youth Shelter's SHIFT Program for a produce sale featuring locally grown items. The event marks the first social enterprise volunteer project for Hope Mission's youth. (Edmonton Valley Zoo, free admission; produce varies by item) Root Cellar Cookout / Sat, Aug 17 (5 pm – midnight) Barbecue, homemade beer and wine, plus live music from local artists Laura Swankey, Danielle Knibbe, Two Bears North and Delusions of Grandeur String Quartet. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 780.405.9858. (8719 - 64 Ave, $10) Chinatown Night Market / Sat, Aug 17 (6 pm – 10 pm) If you're not familiar with Chinatown, now's your chance to get acquainted. In addition to bike and foot walking tours, art and music, there will be more food than you'll know what to do with.

There will be plenty of Chinese fare to sample as well as local food trucks like Molly's Eats, S'wich and Lingnan Express. (105 Ave and 97 St) Edible Garden Tour / Sun, Aug 18 (9:30 am – 5 pm) Edible landscaping has quickly become a popular endeavour in our city. If you've got a green thumb or are a gardening newbie, it never hurts to see how others manage to make things grow. This tour allows participants to scope out the backyards of local urban gardeners and learn about unique growing projects in the city. Registration is required. Visit wildgreen.ca for more information. Summertime Vegan Pop-up Restaurant / Mon, Aug 19 (5 pm – 8 pm) You don't have to be a dedicated vegan to give this one a try. Mirepoix will take diners through five courses that support local growers as well as conscious and sustainable food. Reservations are required. (Noorish Cafe, $45 for five courses) V

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930: Fringe to Fringe  

Touring festival artists find camaraderie on the road