Category Archives: Island Artisans

Food Matters – Stowel Lake Farm

The idea of eating more locally-produced ingredients is slowly getting into our food culture but we are a long way from growing our raising most of our food in this region. But I take great delight in discovering farms that are … Continue reading

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Book Launch – Food Artisans of Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands

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Food Matters – Bean to Bar Chocolate at Organic Fair

Chocolate is a sweet treat that is enjoyed all over the world, but our enjoyment can often come at a high price to the people who grow the source of that good taste, the cacao bean farmers. Now, a Cowichan … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Royston Roasting Company

These days it seems like coffee fuels the world. You can hardly walk more than a block in any town and you’ll find a place to get a cuppa joe, be it a café, corner store, donut shop or even … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Legato Gelato

It’s getting hot out there, very hot, and as the mercury soars, so inevitably do sales of ice cream. There are only a handful of local ice cream makers on Vancouver Island, and I introduced my listeners to one of … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Artisan Jammers

“ooh, yeah, we’re jammin’…” It may be a little too early in the year to mention fruit, when many of our fruit-producing plants are either still to blossom or just finishing setting their fruit. But I always looks ahead to … Continue reading

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