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It’s Seedy Saturday time all across the region!
Community Markets / Culinary Experiences / Farms / Flavour Trails / Food and Fun / Market News

It’s Seedy Saturday time all across the region!

To eat well, plant well!  Now is the time of the year to dream and plan your garden.  And now is the time of year to get some local seeds at one of a number of Seedy Saturdays in the region.  What is Seedy Saturday?  Seedy Saturdays are buy/trade events […]

Yes, it’s Market Season time!!
Community Markets

Yes, it’s Market Season time!!

We all know that magical moment, the moment we dream about in the doldrums of winter, the moment when we finally get to wake up, leap up, and exclaim, ” It’s market season again!!!”  Yes, farmers’ markets across the CRD are bursting out of the ground and opening up for the start of another season of […]

Island FarmFresh Guide 2016 hot off the press!
Community Markets / Farms / Market News

Island FarmFresh Guide 2016 hot off the press!

The FREE 2016 Island FarmFresh Guide is hot off the press and a must-have for savouring the region! Covering the Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities, Salt Spring Island and the Cowichan Valley, the guide provides information on farms, wineries/cideries/distilleries, markets and food producers/artisans.  With its easy-to-use farm index, product listing table, and availability chart, you will […]

Prospect Lake Market set for September 28
Community Markets

Prospect Lake Market set for September 28

Local Food & Country Market Saturday, September 28 | 9 am – 1 pm Prospect Lake Community Hall 5358 Sparton Road Market organizer Fred Haynes anticipates more than 50 vendors will attend a September 28 market at the Prospect Lake Community Hall, including “a fantastic range of local foods including […]

Flavour Trail starts at the North Saanich Farm Market
Community Markets / North Saanich Flavour Trail

Flavour Trail starts at the North Saanich Farm Market

North Saanich Farm Market Saturday morning, 9:30 a.m – 12:30 p.m. @ St. Johns United Church, 10990 West Saanich Road, North Saanich www.northsaanichfarmmarket.ca It’s the North Saanich Flavour Trail weekend!  As in previous years, our market will be the starting-off point. In addition to lots of new and returning vendors […]

North Saanich Farm Market
Community Markets / North Saanich Farm Market / North Saanich Flavour Trail

North Saanich Farm Market

“The sun will be back, and so will the strawberries (which are amazing this year!). We’re also moving into the most productive time in local gardens: new potatoes, lots of fresh greens, peas, beans and beets, early basil, crafts, preserves (from local fruit) and baking; frozen, locally-caught fish, local organic […]