Food for Thought

Our annual harvest celebration is a family-friendly event that connects people in Calgary to the best local restaurants using the freshest ingredients. If you care about supporting local, choosing organic, and enjoying delicious food that is good for you and your family, then this event is for you!

Food For Thought 2017

Sept. 13, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Hotel Arts
119 12 Avenue Southwest

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Food For Thought is a feast for the senses!

Enjoy 20+ local food and beverage sampling stations where you’ll savour Calgary’s finest ingredients while mingling with chefs and farmers. Learn why sustainable growing practices make a difference to your health, the planet and the local economy. 

Bring your appetite! Unlike other food festivals, once you're inside Food For Thought there are no tickets required. Your $35 admission includes delicious local food and craft beverages from local restaurants and farms. Click on "Get Tickets!" at the top of the page to see which local restaurants are participating.

Nerd versus Geek DJ Services will help to ensure this is a party not to be missed.

Proudly hosted by REAP Business Association thanks to the generous support of Hotel Arts.

Food For Thought is part of the opening reception of EconoUs2017 - Canada's annual local economy conference. For details and tickets visit

*Please note*: Advance ticket sales close at 11:59 pm on Tuesday, September 12 and all sales are final.
25% Calgary Dollars will be accepted at the door only.
Each ticket purchased will provide a meal to someone in need through Mealshare.
This event is Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.