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10th Annual North Saanich Food and Farm Festival, Aug 18-20, 2017
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10th Annual North Saanich Food and Farm Festival, Aug 18-20, 2017

10 Years of the Flavour Trails North Saanich Food and Farm Festival is something to celebrate!  Join the festivities on Aug 18-20, 2017 for a great weekend of local food, music, farm-life, community history and, of course, bounty from land and sea. You will be surprised what you end up savouring, […]

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 […]

Bike map for North Saanich Food & Farm Festival!
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Bike map for North Saanich Food & Farm Festival!

Biking is a terrific way to see the North Saanich Food and Farm Festival!  North Saanich an excellent network of bike paths and trails that will hit most of the stops along the Flavour Trail.  Below is a CRD bike map of the region for you to plan your route! All […]

Youth Bike2Farm Challenge
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Youth Bike2Farm Challenge

Are you a youth (under 30) who cares about food sustainability, supports local farming, and loves to cycle? We invite you to bring your bike out on the Flavour Trail to the North Saanich Food and Farm Festival. At each of our four hotspots (details on those to come soon) […]