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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 – 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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Food Matters – Salmon

It’s been a good news and bad news scenario for BC salmon this summer. Sockeye returns to our rivers may be the highest in years, but certain runs may be threatened by the Polley Lake mine tailings spill and dangerously … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Knifewear

The cooking scene in Victoria just got a little bit sharper. Yesterday (July 30th) a pop-up version of a Canadian kitchen knife retailer opened in the Fernwood Coffee roasting room to give knife aficionados here on the Island a chance … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Summer Reading 2014

It looks like the next week, and hopefully weeks, are going to be hot and sunny across British Columbia. It’s time for the beach, your deck, or maybe just some air conditioned comfort. Because when it gets too hot to … Continue reading

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Food Matters – Alcohol Sales at Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets are now in full swing across BC, with more and more crops coming into their harvest seasons, nugget potatoes, snap peas, early garlic, and…wine? Yes, very soon you will start seeing local wine, beer, mead and spirit producers … Continue reading

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