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New & Noteable: Food fantastic at Folk Festival - Morning loaded hot-dog to start the day off right.

Morning loaded hot-dog to start the day off right.

By: PegCity GrubJuly 8, 2014 // Food Tours, Winnipeg in the News

veggie burger Boon Burger
Mmmmm, veggie burger by Boon Burger. (All photos by Robin Summerfield.)

Winnipeg Folk Festival 2014
July 9 to 13, 2014
Birds Hill Park, just north of Winnipeg
Website: winnipegfolkfestival.ca
Facebook: facebook.com/winnipegfolkfestival
Twitter: twitter.com/Winnipegfolk

For five days every July, 80,000 people take residence in a provincial park north of Winnipeg to celebrate their love of music.

Performers rock the fields playing folk, world, Celtic, folk rock, indie, bluegrass and many other styles to adoring crowds.

And those adoring crowds get really hungry. This year, University of Winnipeg's Diversity Foods won the contract to feed performers, volunteers and staff. Lead by chef Ben Kramer, the team will also man a food kiosk for the public.

Diversity is just one of dozens of local food vendors feeding the masses during the festival. Given the organization's commitment to the environment, like-minded food vendors were selected to serve their fare at the festival. A LOFT (local, organic, fair trade) philosophy guided selection.

Great tasting food also ranked high. With that in mind, here's a list of this year's food vendors at the 2014 edition of the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

On the Festival Site:

More food around Folk Fest:

Festival Campground

Beetza pizza by The Red Ember
Beetza pizza by The Red Ember

Chocolatier Constance Popp
Chocolatier Constance Popp (Photo by Robin Summerfield)

Cafe Latte at Thom Bargen
Cafe Latte at Thom Bargen

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