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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]