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Exhibitors Look Forward to Get Ready Get Local Vancouver Island!
Culinary Experiences / Festivals

Exhibitors Look Forward to Get Ready Get Local Vancouver Island!

Exhibitors are excited by the opportunity to network with consumers and other potential industry partners at Vancouver Island’s newest local food and sustainable agriculture expo. Get Ready, Get Local showcases Vancouver Island food, and the farmers, ranchers and fishers that produce it, alongside local food artisans, craft brewers, vintners, recognized […]

Get Ready Get Local Vancouver Island!
Culinary Experiences / Festivals

Get Ready Get Local Vancouver Island!

Local food champions Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CRFAIR), FarmFolk CityFolk and the Island Chefs’ Collaborative (ICC) are joining forces to present Get Ready, Get Local, a new local food and sustainable agriculture expo for Vancouver Island.  The event will showcase Island foods, and the farmers, ranchers and […]

Flavour Trails 2015
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Flavour Trails 2015

We are please to announce dates for our two main summer events for 2015! An expanded Strawberries and Wine Festival will be held weekend of June 20-21. More information will be available on our website in April. This year the District of North Saanich is celebrating its Jubilee, so we […]

Saanich Harvest Days Celebrates Local Food and Agriculture
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Saanich Harvest Days Celebrates Local Food and Agriculture

Join in a celebration of Saanich food and agriculture on the weekend of September 12-14, 2014! Discover what Saanich farms and wineries have to offer – talk with a farmer, learn about agriculture in the city, sample locally made wines and cider, buy fresh seasonal produce and more! The weekend […]

Celebrate Solstice on the Saanich Peninsula!
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Celebrate Solstice on the Saanich Peninsula!

Celebrate summer solstice on the Saanich Peninsula at the 2nd Annual Strawberries and Wine Festival on Saturday, June 21 – over 30 venues across the beautiful Peninsula landscape. Join a celebration of local June strawberries and our burgeoning Peninsula wineries.  The event features a diversity of experiences and flavours reflecting […]

June 14 Seafood Festival at TSAWOUT
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June 14 Seafood Festival at TSAWOUT

Seafood Festival 2014 Saturday, June 14, 2014 TIXEN (also known as Cordova Spit) TSAWOUT, Saanich Peninsula 11:00 am – 4:00 pm The event is a day of education on seafood, and learning the importance of harvesting these foods so they can be incorporated into our daily diet. Everyone is welcome. […]

Announcing Strawberries and Wine 2014!
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Announcing Strawberries and Wine 2014!

Celebrate the first day of summer on the Saanich Peninsula with a fete of local strawberries and wines!  Saanich Peninsula farmers produce lots of juicy red June strawberries, a historical feature of our agricultural landscape.  In more recent years, the Peninsula has supported development of locally-produced and award-winning wines and […]

It’s the 146th Saanich Fair!
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It’s the 146th Saanich Fair!

146th Saanich Fair Hee Haw, It’s Fair Time! (featuring the donkey) Saturday, August 31 – Monday, September 2 The Saanich Fair celebrates its 146th year this Labour Day weekend at the Saanich Fairground in Saanichton. Lots to see and do! Horse shows, farm animals of all shapes and sizes, donkey […]