Category Archives: Announcements

Savour Cowichan, Weekend One

This past weekend marked the kickoff for Savour Cowichan, a rebranding of the 15-year old Cowichan Wine and Culinary Festival.  I came on board in a big way this year, agreeing to have my mug plastered on the cover of … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Avoiding Lunchbag Letdown!

BC teachers are voting today on the tentative agreement reached this week, and if the vote is yes, kids could be back in school as early as next Monday. (Update: Teachers voted yes and kids will be back at school on … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Fantastic Food Festival Season!

September is often noted as the beginning of a new year. Usually kids are going back to school, vacations have been taken and enjoyed, and it’s a chance to get back into the regular rhythm of life. Unless you’re a … Continue reading

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You CAN go back to school!

It’s been a difficult summer for public school students in British Columbia because of the ongoing teachers’ strike. I hope both sides can come together and reach a fair and equitable settlement, soon! That being said, the opportunities for education … Continue reading

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Foodie Film Fest – Sneak Preview

Extra, extra, listen to this! Some great foodie films are on offer at the Victoria Foodie Film Festival this weekend. I’ll be talking about it in detail on Thursday on my Food Matters column on CBC’s All Points West, but … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Lantzville Market and Sausages

Good weather means barbecue. Barbecue quite often means sausages. Great for serving a crowd, but of course you want a good quality sausage on the grill or dinner could quite easily go up in flames. I’ve returned from my early … Continue reading

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