Spicing Up Vancouver Farmers Markets, Locally Made Adult Ginger Beer Makes A Big Splash

Odd Society Spirits Set to Release ‘Ginger’, a Real Ginger Beer Sharp on the tongue and straight to the point, Ginger by Odd Society Spirits is the real deal. This locally crafted ginger beer,made with fermented organic sugar and fresh ginger, is extremely refreshing with a satisfying finish. Simply made with water, organic sugar, yeast, … Read moreSpicing Up Vancouver Farmers Markets, Locally Made Adult Ginger Beer Makes A Big Splash

Join Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

Join Chef Dana Reinhardt in exploring the incredible bounty of Lazio, Italy. The farm is covered with olive trees and vineyards and boasts a beautiful pool and vistas. This beautiful area is also home to many ancient Etruscan necropolis and ruins. We will harvest seasonal produce and use meat from the heritage breed cattle, pigs and chickens located … Read moreJoin Dana Reinhardt in Lazio, Italy for an incredible culinary experience

BC Wine Studio launches wine in support of BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

BC Wine Studio may make its wine in Okanagan Falls, but its heart is firmly in East Vancouver, and it’s proud to support the BC Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program with a delicious new Neighbour’s Blend which will help raise funds for the outstanding work done by this local food security program. The BC Farmers … Read moreBC Wine Studio launches wine in support of BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

FARMERS MARKETS’ JANUARY BOOT CAMP WHIPS NEW VENDORS INTO SHAPE

  Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM), the non-profit organization that supports over 280 small BC farms and producers, will be putting ten new vendor hopefuls through their paces as part of its January Boot Camp initiative. For the entire month of January, these aspiring businesses will learn what it takes to vend outdoors during the toughest … Read moreFARMERS MARKETS’ JANUARY BOOT CAMP WHIPS NEW VENDORS INTO SHAPE

#Favourite things to do this week in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and the Okanagan

  Celebrate the grand opening on Wednesday, July 12 at Tofino Resort and Marina “Inspired by Adventure” – Tofino Resort and Marina     You won’t want to miss this inaugural event July 15 and 16 FIRST ANNUAL ART & WINE IN THE VINES INVITES GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE BEST OF THE OKANAGAN VALLEY   … Read more#Favourite things to do this week in Vancouver, Whistler, Victoria and the Okanagan

Osoyoos Kicks Off Summer with Annual Cherry Fiesta, July 1

  Canada Day celebration includes live entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks and more On Saturday, July 1, the town of Osoyoos celebrates our country’s 150th birthday with the 69th annual Cherry Fiesta. The fun begins at 7:30 am with a Rotary Pancake Breakfast in the Town Square, followed by the Cherry Fiesta Parade on Main Street … Read moreOsoyoos Kicks Off Summer with Annual Cherry Fiesta, July 1

Does pride exist after the Fall?

  Yesterday I went to Trout Lake Farmers Market with three family members. Although the weather wasn’t all that great the market was busy and bustling. The Trout Lake Farmers Market is on the edge of the park and set on a paved service road that parallels an alley. It is relatively narrow given the … Read moreDoes pride exist after the Fall?

Okanagan Culinary Adventure – Chapter two – Enchanté by Bongo Wines

Although slightly out of order I thought it would be most inspirational to start on the second day of our Okanagan travels which began with a magnificent sunburst of a morning. We were high above the bench looking down on vineyards, lakes and the hamlet of Naramata. The day promised perfect summer weather and we … Read moreOkanagan Culinary Adventure – Chapter two – Enchanté by Bongo Wines

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 … Read moreVancouver Farmers’ Markets now open for the season

Local food lives in the heart of False Creek at Main St. Station

  Dear Market Friends, This time last year we surveyed you, our loyal fans and shoppers, about whether you would support a permanent, indoor/outdoor market space for Vancouver Farmers Markets in the city. Amazingly, over 90% of respondents said they support the idea of a permanent home for the markets in addition to our seasonal, … Read moreLocal food lives in the heart of False Creek at Main St. Station