Dine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Did you know Old Vines Restaurant is open year-round? Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant offers the ultimate food and wine experience in a spectacular vineyard setting. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste…

Vancouver Farmers’ Markets now open for the season

Four summer markets have opened, or will open, this week including West End (Saturday), Mount Pleasant (Sunday), Main St. Station(Wednesday), and Downtown (Thursday)! There’s never been a better time than now to come out and shop with our local farmers. The cold, damp spring has resulted in a slow start to the season for growers across…

#MarketMonday vendor Skipper Otto

  Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery (CSF) creates a direct connection between local fishermen and consumers with the joint goal of protecting ocean resources and improving our local food system. The CSF model ensures that independent, small-scale harvesters can continue to fish using the low impact practices their parents and grandparents used before them and still…

#MarketMonday vendor Kics Lemonade

1.      You have been doing farmers markets for a long time, how did it all start? 15 years ago I suggested to my mum that we try selling my granny’s lemonade syrup at the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market. I remember the first sunny day we had in July and we sold 77 bottles! We were so…

#MarketMonday features Aussie Pie Guy

  Aussie Pie Guy is Vancouver’s one and only Aussie pie food truck. We make authentic Australian meat (and veggie!) pies and deserts that we sell from our food truck in and around Vancouver, BC. Aussie Pie Guy began with a craving – a craving for a delicious Aussie pie. Matt Fitzhardinge, a born and…

#MarketMonday – Stapleton Sausage Co.

  Stapleton Sausage Co. is committed to making a quality product; we do this by hand-making our sausages in a local facility using only the highest quality, natural ingredients that contain no artificial preservatives. Our sausages are gluten free and low in sodium and fat (lean cuts of meat only from local meat sources). All about…

#MarketMonday – The Bean Buggy

The Bean Buggy is available to bring in specialty coffee drinks (made with MOJA organic espresso), organic teas, organic tisanes and smoothies to movie sets, festivals, farmer’s markets, and many other events in Vancouver (BC) and surrounding areas. Our truck has been custom made as an “on-wheels” coffee shop equiped with a Simonelli Aurelia espresso machine, two…

#MarketMonday – East Van Jam

More love, less sugar – EAST VAN JAM   With gourmet flavour pairings and a mere fraction of the sugar, East Van Jam produces fun and guilt-free spreads inspired by the eclectic variety of characters that make East Vancouver so unique. Made locally with BC produce and so much love, less sugar means there’s way…