Join Bastyr University at the Herb and Food Fair on Saturday, June 1, a free annual festival that brings thousands of visitors to the Kenmore campus. With gardens blooming and the campus forest buzzing with new life, it's a great time to soak up spring colors and learn about the endless uses of plants.
This year's theme is “Everything Old Is New Again.”
The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Download a full schedule of events. (PDF)
You'll have the opportunity to meet regional and national experts in the natural health arts and sciences, including herbalists, culinary artists, nutritionists and educators.
It's also a place to learn about Bastyr's programs in herbal sciences and holistic landscape design (permaculture).
Proceeds help Bastyr University students by contributing to campus garden improvements and funding for supplies for its herb and food cultivation classes.
Visitors can park for free at the Kenmore Park and Ride (at 7346 N.E. Bothell Way) and take the free Bastyr shuttle directly to the Herb and Food Fair. The bus runs every 15 minutes from 9:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Limited parking is also available on campus for $5. Bastyr University is located at 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore, adjacent to St. Edward State Park. No event parking is permitted at St. Edward State Park.