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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 […]

Ka’anapali Fresh: MauiGrown Coffee Company Tour

September 2nd, 2012 @ 8:23pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The first annual Ka’anapali Fresh food and wine festival has already had us enjoying a progressive dinner along the beach, a luncheon to showcase locally-grown ingredients, and a farmers market by the sea. Yesterday we met Marilyn Jansen Lopes from Maui Country Farm Tours who took us up to the old sugar can plantation which […]

Corn Maze: Cloverdale, Chilliwack, Pitt Meadows

August 28th, 2012 @ 9:34am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Our world-famous Corn mazes (Maize Mazes) are shaping up as temperatures cool and the kids return to school. Summer isn’t over yet but this autumn harvest-themed activity is always a hit. Bose Family Corn Maze (Cloverdale/Surrey) Website Location: 64th Avenue and 156th Street, Surrey [Map] Dates: August 30, 2012 to October 21, 2012 Activities: Corn […]

Corn Festival at Kerrisdale Farmers Market

August 22nd, 2012 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Kerrisdale Farmers Market is hosting a corn festival this weekend with freshly-popped kettle corn recipes, fresh corn, roasted corn, recipes, and corn-related activities for the kids. Photo credit: planetc1 on Flickr I spent some time in Kerrisdale last week and it left me wondering I don’t get there more often. As a child our […]