Archive of posts tagged "farm"

Maan Farms August CornFest

August 16th, 2013 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

When I married a nice Midwest man from Iowa I had no idea that with that union, I would soon begin to learn many things about corn. From the late summer aroma of sweet corn to processes like detasseling. While his Iowa corn is grand, I still love our fresh Fraser Valley corn and thanks […]

Sharing Farm Garlic Festival

August 13th, 2013 @ 3:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Metro Vancouver’s only garlic festival is coming up on Sunday, August 25th at The Sharing Farm, a non-profit farm that is run by community members for community members. The Sharing Farm Garlic Festival is also the largest agriculturally-based festival in Richmond. Photo credit: The Sharing Farm This free, family-friendly festival will bring together all things […]

We Heart Local Awards 2013: Vote Now

July 24th, 2013 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in June the We Heart Local Awards were looking for nominees to recognize and award key players throughout BC’s food and agriculture industry. Now that the nomination process has closed, the public vote has begun. Voting is open now until August 5th, 2013. Anyone living in BC can vote for their favourite nominees in […]

Outstanding in the Field UBC Farm & Pemberton

July 9th, 2013 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Outstanding in the Field is returning to BC this year with events at UBC Farm and in Pemberton. This international dining series hosts a long table dinner in the middle of land that is used to supply ingredients for the meal, making for a truly farm-to-fork experience. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Outstanding in […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour

June 25th, 2013 @ 12:01pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ever since my first Circle Farm Tour in Harrison and Agassiz back in 2009 I’ve been hooked on these free, self-guided farmgate programs that can be found in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows, Langley, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford as well. These tours introduce you to the great people who cultivate the bounty that grows in our […]

We Heart Local Awards 2013

June 24th, 2013 @ 3:11pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Celebrating local food and agriculture around the beautiful province of British Columbia, the brand new We (Heart) Local Awards is a new popular choice awards program. The We Heart Local Awards will recognize key players throughout the industry through a nomination process followed by a public vote. How it Works Nominations will be open July […]