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A Day in Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge

July 23rd, 2014 @ 11:11am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 100 mile diet is a popular lifestyle choice for those who like to shop and eat local. Here in Vancouver, it’s actually fairly easy to adhere to a 25 mile diet as we have so many great producers right in our own backyard as you head up the Fraser River, starting with Maple Ridge […]

Fort Farm Fest at Fort Langley

August 30th, 2013 @ 2:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Explore the Birthplace of BC at the Fort Farm Fest at Fort Langley this weekend. On Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st you can learn about the heritage garden, feed the farm animals, and watch barrel-making demonstrations, or compete in a farm relay from 10:00am until 5:00pm each day. Saturday, August 31, 2013 10:30 […]

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 […]