#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 19 to 26

  August 19 is World Humanitarian Day!   Singletree Welcomes the Harvest with Community Social Winery Celebrates Fraser Valley Friendships Old & New   Come and visit the Artisan Market at the New Westminster Anvil Centre   FARMERS MARKETS’ TOMATO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES UGLY SIDE OF THE LOVE APPLE THIS WEEKEND   Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal…

South Vancouver River District – new hub for your summer social calendar

  Shedding its previous reputation as Vancouver’s industrial ghost town, this summer, South Vancouver is treating its surrounding communities to an increasing amount of activities and events that are transforming the area into an urban hub that is accessible residents of Vancouver, Richmond, and Burnaby.   The City of Vancouver and its various community associations…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

  Reservations now being accepted OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue   MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:   NEW DESTINATION FOR SERIOUS PIE DISHES OUT AND GIVES BACK    Don’t miss out, time to book your place Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver Returns Thursday, August 18   Visit…

FARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

Vancouver Farmers Markets are celebrating the bounty of BC berries this week at their 6th Annual Berry Festival, which takes place Wednesday at Main Street Station Market and Sunday at Mount Pleasant Market. This family friendly event will feature a BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which invites all comers both pro and amateur to enter their favourite berry pie for a chance to win great…

#MarketMonday AWARD-WINNING MOGIANA COFFEE

   THE HEART AND SOUL OF A GOOD JOE  Sustainable Farming Practices and Social Responsibility Add to the Flavour of Mogiana Coffee  Before you reach for that familiar brand of mass-produced coffee, you may want to consider the benefits of a single-origin, eco-friendly alternative. Award-winning Mogiana Coffee, hailing from a family-owned plantation in the lush Brazilian highlands, has struck a chord with…

#FarmerFriday – The Food Pedalers

[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Vancouver Food Pedalers Cooperative grows Vancouver’s highest quality microgreens and delivers them to restaurants, grocers, and farmers markets by bicycle – since 2009![/clickandtweet] Founded as My Urban Farm by Chris Thoreau in 2009, The Food Pedalers incorporated as a Worker Cooperative in early 2013. Along with Dan Pinto and his wife Evlyn…

#MarketMonday with Real Meals

Tired of eating processed and chemical filled foods but don’t have the time and the patience to cook from scratch? Well that’s where we come in. We at Real Meals are dedicated to creating “clean” meals from scratch just like Grandma used to make. “Clean” to us means using certified organic or natural ingredients. All…

#MarketMonday OMG Original Mexican Gourmet

OMG Cajeta [Kah-he-tah]   CAJETA is a goat’s milk caramel spread with centuries of tradition. Its applications are truly endless! Enjoyed the same on toast, as it is in baking, or drizzled over ice cream or cheesecake….whatever your heart desires! Our OMG [Original Mexican Gourmet] Cajeta flavours include: traditional VANILLA, rich ESPRESSO, and decadent RUM. OMG’s…

#FridayFarmer – Whole Foods Market

Vancouver Farmers Markets coupon program for low-income families receives $42,500 boost from Whole Foods Market   Sixty low-income families, many of them refugees and newly settled Canadians, will get a boost to their food budgets at Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) this fall and winter, thanks to the support of natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market…