16th Annual Feast in the Field
Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Time: 2:00- 5:00 pm
Location: Officers’ Square, Fredericton, NB
Over 700 guests gathered in Officers’ Square for Ability NB’s 16th annual Feast in the Field presented by Cox & Palmer on Sunday, September 11! The event raised $51,388.50 for rehabilitation counselling services in the Greater Fredericton area for persons living with a mobility disability.
This year’s Feast boasted a new limited quantity VIP offering that included a special pre-event networking hour. At 2pm, all our guests enjoyed fine wine, craft beer and spirits along with a selection of appetizers and BBQ from 30 exhibitors as Ray Haines and Glenn Cunningham entertained the crowd inside the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival Mojo Tent. Afterwards, guests voted for their favourite barbeque, appetizer, dessert and beverage exhibitors, as well as favourite overall exhibitor.
•Favourite Barbeque – Crowne Plaza Fredericton – Lord Beaverbrook Hotel; Runner up – [catch] Urban Grill, Delta Fredericton)
•Favourite Appetizer – MOCO Downtown; Runner up – Sodexo UNB
•Favourite Dessert – Chess Piece Pâtisserie & Cafe; Runner up – I’m Here & I’m Hungry Baked Goods
•Favourite Beverage – Sunset Heights Meadery & Apiary; Runner up – Grimross Brewing Company
•Favourite Exhibitor – Crowne Plaza Fredericton – Lord Beaverbrook Hotel; Runner up – [catch] Urban Grill, Delta Fredericton
New Brunswick has the second highest rate of disability in Canada. Ability NB will continue to empower individuals living in the greater Fredericton area, through the funds raised at Feast in the Field, to rediscover all that life has to offer, navigate the community in new ways, and become as independent as possible.
The 16th annual Feast in the Field was one to remember; not even the rain could damper the spirits of our guests in Officers’ Square. We thank all guests, sponsors, volunteers, and exhibitors who helped to make Feast in the Field such a success!
We look forward to seeing you again in Officers’ Square on Sunday, September 10, 2017!
Sponsors: Feast in the Field is a massive undertaking. Each year, we rely on the generosity and talents of our sponsors to help create a fine dining atmosphere in Officers’ Square. 2016’s Feast in the Field is brought to you by: