Soupalicious Revelstoke returning this fall 2019 in support of the Community Connections Food Bank

Revelstoke, November 04 – On Saturday, November 23rd Community Connections will be hosting its fourth annual SOUPALICIOUS Revelstoke at the community centre from 12-3pm as the kick-off activity for Welcome Week. SOUPALICIOUS Revelstoke 2019 will gather together over 10 local chefs showcasing one of their yummiest soup creations to celebrate this year’s harvest. In alignment with the original intent of this event, SOUPALICIOUS Revelstoke is a zero-waste event. Visitors should bring their own bowl and spoon.

The soups, snacks and drinks that feed this event are wholly created by local restaurants and community groups.

Participating to date are:

Taco Club, Chubby Funsters, Village Idiot Bar and Grill, Food Connect, Aboriginal Friendship Society, Revelstoke Local Food Initiative, Coast Hillcrest Hotel, La Baguette, Mt. Begbie Brewery, Nomad Food Co.

A $10 admission fee (free for kids 12 and under) allows you to enjoy a medley of locally created soups. Tickets will be available at the door. The funds raised will help the Community Connections Food Bank to purchase healthy options for those in need. Family and friends can gather together to share a delicious meal and enjoy this family-friendly community event.

Support for this event has been generously provided by the City of Revelstoke, Interior Health, Keri Knapp Photography, the Kids Table, the Marketing Collective, and the Potter’s Guild. All waste will be collected by the North Columbia Environmental Society.

Many volunteers are needed to run this event. Contact Community Connections at

250-837-2920 if you would like to help.


SOUPALICIOUS is a nation-wide soup-tasting and harvest celebration involving local gardeners, farmers, restaurants and chefs, featuring fresh, locally grown produce and showcasing the local community’s culinary talents through the creation of signature soups for tasting and slurping. Keeping the environment close to hearts, SOUPALICIOUS also strives to be a Zero Waste event. Community Connections’ Food Security Coordinator Melissa Hemphill brings this event to Revelstoke for the fourth year to highlight the creativity of our talented local chefs and to gather the community together around food. All profits are to help the Revelstoke local Food Bank. For more information visit

About Plant • Grow • Share a Row

Plant • Grow • Share a Row is a people-helping-people program encouraging gardeners to plant an extra row of veggies and to share the harvest with those in need. The program is spearheaded by The Compost Council of Canada and the Garden Writers Association, with support from local food banks. For more information visit

About the Community Connections Food Bank

The Revelstoke Community Connections Food Bank seeks to meet the immediate and emergency food needs of people in our community while working towards long-term solutions to hunger and poverty. For more information visit

About the Revelstoke Welcome Week

The Revelstoke Welcome Week is a week of free or low-cost events and activities connecting newcomers and the community in a spirit of celebration. This event is dedicated to showcasing our town and all the great things it has to offer, as well as an attempt to bring our community closer together. The 2019 edition will be held from November 23-30. Activity schedules are available at WorkBC, the Community Centre, the Visitor Info Centre, and various locations around town.

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