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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For The Gastronomer On Your List

We are fortunate to have an incredible range of local businesses that are passionate about showcasing the best the Island has to offer. Bring a taste of Vancouver Island into someone’s home with these foodie-inspired gift ideas.    Stocking Stuffers Beeswax wraps from Island Reveries, Salt Spring Island Beeswax Wraps, and Goldilocks make for the

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For The Tea Lover On Your List

Home to Canada’s only certified organic tea grower, Vancouver Island is a tea lover’s paradise. Whether you are looking for something small to add to your loved one’s growing tea collection or looking for a grand tea experience, our gift guide can help.    Island-Grown Wow the tea lover in your life with locally grown

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Celebrate Flavours Of The Island With A Fall Picnic!

A time of transition, in Autumn we reach for a favourite wool sweater and our palates are ready to savour the warm, rich, earthy and spicy flavours of Fall. It’s a perfect time to explore Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands’ artisan producers of West Coast food and drink.  By choosing locally sourced products, you’ll

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Vancouver Island Beer & Taco Pairing Guide

Whether you love the thrill of discovering a funky new food truck or prefer the casual little cantina around the corner, there are few things in this world that cause food-lovers to unite more than a well made taco—made even better with an ice-cold local craft beer. When it comes to pairing craft beer with

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Q&A With Vancouver Island’s Newest Breweries

In a region where the residents thrive on creative juices, it’s no surprise that the craft beer scene is fueling inspiration and driving new breweries to open their doors. We love seeing this passionate industry grow, so we interviewed three folks behind three new spots! Learn some new stories, and mark new spots on your

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7 Food & Drink Festivals for Harvest on Vancouver Island

Updated July 2019 In a shaded rainforest, a seasoned forager spots curled edges of the delicate chanterelle; amid the wafting smells of brewing yeast, a brewmaster sifts his hands through a bag of barley; the last of the summer sun beating on their shoulders, local growers gather the grain and gourds that mark the start

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