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Harvest Moon Celebration 2018

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Harvest Moon Celebration 2018: Corn Across Cultures

The North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Edible Campus UNC presents the 2018 Harvest Moon Celebration. Enjoy an evening under the light of the Harvest Moon, as we celebrate the fall season of harvest in the Edible Campus UNC* Garden, and the vibrant food cultures of the region. We will hear the stories of inspiring local food and social justice leaders, and celebrate the next generation of food activists.


– Vimala Rajendran, Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe
– Spring Council, “Collards and Caviar,” Mama Dip’s Kitchen
– Cecilia Polanco, So Good Pupusas
– Ryan Dial-Stanley, Lumbee student, storyteller, and musician
– Dissimilar South, UNC/Chapel Hill’s southern folk band
– Spoken word artists of the UNC Chapel Hill community, and more!

Attendees are encouraged to pack dinner and blanket, and enjoy this evening Forest Theatre. Light snacks and refreshments featuring ingredients from the Edible Campus Garden will be available from UNC’s student food justice organizations. This event is free and open to the public.

Event organized in partnership with Center for Study of the American South, Carolina Performing Arts, American Indian Center, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and UNC’s student food justice organizations.


* Edible Campus UNC is a program of the North Carolina Botanical Garden that creates edible landscapes across the UNC Chapel Hill campus to facilitate student engagement in food and agriculture sustainability. Learn more at, and swing by for a snack!


September 24
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


UNC Edible Campus


Forest Theater
123 S. Boundary St
Chapel Hill, NC
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