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Events for February 2023

March 5, 2013

Digging in with the Buy Local. Eat Natural Team

Last year our very own Jennifer Woron spoke to the folks at Better Together about the roots of Buy Local. […]
June 25, 2013

LOCO BC: The Business Side of the Local Movement

We recently had the opportunity to connect with Amy Robinson, Founder of LOCO BC, an organization committed to educating local […]
September 10, 2013

Interview with Urban Farmer Julia Smith

Given all the community gardens popping up around BC, there definitely seems to be a growing interest in urban farming […]
November 1, 2013

Local Food Business Incubator: The Woodland Commissary

If you’re not exactly sure what a ‘commissary’ is, you’re not alone. We’ve noticed this word has been popping up […]
December 6, 2013

Chef David Robertson’s Holiday Must Haves

Vancouver’s already oh-so-shiny food industry sparkles a little brighter thanks to the Dirty Apron Delicatessen and Cooking School (540 Beatty […]
April 1, 2014

“It’s the circle of local life”: Jennifer Schell on wine, cheese and the Okanagan

Food writer Jennifer Schell comes by her passion for the Okanagan honestly: she comes from generations of local farmers who […]
June 5, 2014

Interview with Chef Chris Whittaker, Head Chef at Forage Restaurant

Chef Chris Whittaker loves local, and it shows. Whether he’s sourcing supplies from nearby farms, cooking up a storm in […]