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Eating Made In Manitoba Food at La Cuisine

Eating Made In Manitoba Food at La Cuisine

During the Winnipeg Folk Fest, our hard-working volunteers on the La Cuisine crew serve up three square meals daily to volunteers, performers and staff backstage. As you can imagine, the amount of food purchased can have a substantial impact, either positive or negative – and we strive for positive.

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Earth Day 2016

Earth Day 2016

Did you know Earth Day is the largest environmental event in the world?

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It’s a Dirty Job, but the Best Job

It’s a Dirty Job, but the Best Job

By Thomas Epp, Festival Campground Enviro Crew

As long as I can remember I’ve loved music which is obviously one of the reasons I keep coming back to Folk Fest every year. The main reason I keep coming back every year, however, is so that I can have a volunteer shirt that smells like old beer even a year after the festival. That’s right - I’m talking about sorting empties on the Campground Enviro Crew.

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Wailin’ Wednesday: How to Throw a Zero-Waste Dinner Party

Wailin’ Wednesday: How to Throw a Zero-Waste Dinner Party

Not only is October Sustainability Month, but we are mid-way through Waste Reduction Week – so the sheer confluence of these two things should inspire us to be sustainable superhumans, right?

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Thankful Thursday: Proud to Partner with Bike Winnipeg & WRENCH

Thankful Thursday: Proud to Partner with Bike Winnipeg & WRENCH

In less than two weeks time, many of you will be joining us as we embark down the 59’ in our ever-popular Bike Ride to Site. We are incredibly fortunate to have a festival site close enough to the city to give people the travel options of bus, car and bike. This year, we are excited and grateful to partner with the WRENCH and Bike Winnipeg to make sure that those who do travel by bike are given the support they need throughout the weekend.

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How Buying a Water Cup at Folk Fest Pays Forward

How Buying a Water Cup at Folk Fest Pays Forward

Did you know that 780 million people live without access to clean drinking water?

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