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Today on Island Artisans the blistering truth came out: Vancouver Island artisans make excellent hot sauces! Our palates are wonderful things. They can taste the sweet, plummy undertones of a red wine, the saltiness of an olive, the sour in … Continue reading
Starting your own business by making a food product is always a long shot. Competition is stiff, start-up costs can be high and chances of success are low. But against the odds, a tireless optimist had made a dent in … Continue reading
“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
Bill Jones Spring is an exciting time of year for local food fanciers on Vancouver Island. At farmers’ markets you can already find the first spears of asparagus, salad greens and hearty overwintered kales. It’s also a great time to … Continue reading
These are some special bottles. Only 144 of them made. Jose’s Tempranillo from Rocky Creek Winery on Vancouver Island. British Columbia wines have come a long way over the past 30 years or so. After pulling the cork on sweet, … Continue reading