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Vancouver investors put their money where their mouths are
Simple consumers can become active supporters of Vancouver's budding local food scene.
Oct 7th, 2015
Circle Farm Tour Abbotsford: local eating at the Taves Family Farm
Eat local, discover new suppliers, and support your local economy and enjoy farm fresh harvests close to home.
Jul 13th, 2013
Eating art at Mosaic Grille
Skip Cactus Club and Joey's and mosey in to the Hyatt to have a beautiful view of the city with exceptional service and great food.
Mar 15th, 2013
All the beans and none of the meat at Bandidas Taqueria
Bandidas Taqueria is a restaurant worth checking out. Not only will you enjoy the food and get your daily dose of veggies, you’ll be supporting a sustainably run, local business.
Mar 6th, 2013
Taste Resto-Lounge at FiveSixty
At Taste Resto-Lounge their primary goal is to provide a multi-sensory experience, from local art and eclectic music to flavourful sharing plates and carefully crafted cocktails.
Dec 4th, 2012
Wine, cheese and infrared cooked steak bites at Cornucopia's CRUSH Gala Grand Tasting
This year's CRUSH Gala lived up to its expectations, boasting a wide variety of quality wines and new vintage releases.
Nov 19th, 2012
Apple pushers and pizza eaters at the Farm to Cart event
A milieu of tasting and talking turned into one of watching and contemplating at Thursday's From Food to Cart event.
Nov 3rd, 2012
Agassiz and Harrison Mills Circle Farm Tour
While farmer's markets are a big draw in Vancouver, Circle Farm Tours are popular in farm country. Whether a cheese lover, a pottery fanatic, or a history buff there's something in it for you.
Oct 5th, 2012
Communities merge and support local producers at Main Street Station Farmer's Market
Local, sustainable food at everyone's fingertips at Thornton Park on Wednesdays from 3-7PM.
Jul 27th, 2012
Proposed Northern Gateway pipeline threatens Haida Gwaii's reliance on food from the sea
In Massett, on the north end of Haida Gwaii, everyone depends on a clean ocean in one way or another. This makes supertankers to service the Enbridge pipeline unacceptable to residents.
Feb 27th, 2012