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Urban Food Garden Tour, Sept 9, 2017
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Urban Food Garden Tour, Sept 9, 2017

Ever been curious what people grow in their yards and how?  Ever wanted to ask questions about the nitty gritty of it and learn from those who are growing food in small and big urban spaces?  The Victoria Urban Food-Garden Tour on SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2017 is where you want to be!!  This year […]

Canada 150 Pancake & Crepe Breakfast fundraiser, Sunday Aug 20, 9:30-11:30!
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Canada 150 Pancake & Crepe Breakfast fundraiser, Sunday Aug 20, 9:30-11:30!

Oh my, oh my!  Blueberry season is almost over, but not before we have a grand old celebratory Canada 150 Pancake & Crepe Breakfast with these juicy little morsels. Grab your kids, your neighbours, your friend and family, and come on down to this great North Saanich Food and Farm Festival […]

Brochure and Map for North Saanich Food and Farm Fest, Aug 18-20, 2017!
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Brochure and Map for North Saanich Food and Farm Fest, Aug 18-20, 2017!

The brochure and map for the North Saanich Food and Farm Fest are hot off the press and being distributed throughout the region!  Grab yours at one of many local businesses, recreation centres and public buildings, and tourism offices.  You can also just download here and start planning your route! […]

Peninsula Wine Festival – Saturday, July 15, 2017
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Peninsula Wine Festival – Saturday, July 15, 2017

Regional wines are bursting with flavour these days and a great way to experience them all in one place is at the annual Peninsula Wine Festival, Saturday July 15, 1:00-4:00pm! Join the Anglican Parish of Central Saanich for their annual Peninsula Wine Fest on the beautiful grounds of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church. […]

Brochure and Map for Strawberry Buzz Fest are here!
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Brochure and Map for Strawberry Buzz Fest are here!

Strawberry Buzz Festival map and brochure have arrived so let the planning begin! The festival really is about meeting and getting to know those who grow and make our food and elixirs in the region.  All the stops and activities during the festival are free, apart from the ticketed events. […]

A Simply deVine Pig Roast Party, Saturday June 24!!
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A Simply deVine Pig Roast Party, Saturday June 24!!

If you’ve ever had roast pig on a spit, you know the succulent bliss!  If you haven’t, you are in for a real treat.  The Simply deVine Pig Roast Party (part of Strawberry Buzz Festival), takes place Saturday June 24, 1-4pm at deVine Vineyards and will truly be a feast […]

Flavour Trails 2017 Festival Season is here!
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Flavour Trails 2017 Festival Season is here!

The warmth has finally arrived and with it the lush, delicious and fun Flavour Trails festival season!  Get ready to eat, experience, learn and enjoy the flavours of the Capital Region at our signature Flavour Trails summer festivals: Strawberry Buzz Festival, June 24-25, 2017 North Saanich Food and Farm Festival, August 18-20, 2017 […]

Win $500! – tell us your “good food” actions.
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Win $500! – tell us your “good food” actions.

CRFAIR is partnering with Black Press on the first annual Actions for Good Food Contest running Sep 7-Oct 4, 2016. Tell us what actions you’re taking to grow, share or promote good, healthy food and you could win $500. To participate, go to saanichnews.com/contests. Good food is good for the […]