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BC’s best ice cream: discover our local ice cream and gelato artisans, according to you!

BC's best ice cream: discover our local ice cream and gelato artisans, according to you!

How do you decide what makes a local ice cream parlour your personal favourite? Is it the smell of toasting waffle cones when you walk in, the way the staff always scoop a little extra on the cone? Is it the memories you make there, waiting in line on a warm midsummer evening? Or is it the unique flavours they feature, like whiskey hazelnut, lemon meringue, miso ginger or honey ...

Summer contest: Show us how you’re #LivinLaVidaLocalBC and you could win big!

Summer contest: Show us how you’re #LivinLaVidaLocalBC and you could win big!

There’s no better time than summer to celebrate the incredible ingredients BC has to offer. Whether your summer menu of choice features BC’s all-season local foods – think cheese or beef – or offerings like blueberries, salmon and corn dripping with butter – BC’s got all the flavours you need to celebrate the season. That’s why this summer we’re rewarding locavores. From July 12th to August 7th, share a photo with ...

Discover your gintuition with BC’s micro distilleries

Discover your gintuition with BC’s micro distilleries

BC is full of craft distilleries, and this summer you don’t have to go far afield to find a drink featuring your favourite local flavours. This month, we talked to Captain Peter Kimmerly, Distiller and Proprietor of Island Spirits, about the signature gin and vodka that he and Dr. Naz Abdurahman produce on Hornby Island. Plus, we’ve got tips for discovering local distilleries near you, and sharing some refreshing summer ...