Category: Eating Local

A First Taste of Haida Wild

Dirty Apron Cooking School recently played host to a media/chefs tasting of some fairly new seafood products from Haida Wild. At each of the 4 chef stations I had a chance to sample their salmon and other products as well…

Meat at Hopcott

Last week I attended a wonderful dinner at Hopcott Farms in Pitt Meadows which was the perfect setting to showoff their recent expansion of their store and facilities. This unique dinner featured farmers and local producers products from the Pitt…

Cowichan Pasta Company

Vancouver Island based Cowichan Pasta Company works with local farmers  to grow both ancient grains and modern grains for their pasta production which is then milled at True Grain Mill and Bakery. Matt Horn founded the company in 2010 first…

Quenching the Thirst Locally

It is always great to support the local producers any which way that I can, we are fortunate to live in a city where we benefit from the bounty of food and drink choices. Here are some local companies producing…

BC Fall Fruit Pie Competition on October 19

Vancouver Farmers Markets is once again featuring their popular Fall Pie Competition at their Harvest Festival which takes place on Saturday October 19th at their West End Market. Fall fruit can include: blackberries, plums, pears, crabapples, apples, quince and cranberries. You can…

Ice Cream in Brown Paper Packages

I have always loved ice cream sandwiches, cookies and ice cream, Brown Paper Packages is a local company that sells their home-made ice cream sandwiches at farmers markets around the city. I had the opportunity to try a selection of…

Eating a Local Dinner

Eating great locally made products is something that is important for our local economy. We have so many food producers in the Vancouver area, here are a couple of companies who have sent me some of their products which made…

Crock Pot Beer Chicken

More and more I am now returning to my roots for some home cooking, this article series features a recipe for a dish that I made at home and features a local product from BC, such as beer from a…

Local Garden Vertical Farm Opens in Vancouver

Today was the launch of Vancouver’s Local Garden which is North America’s first Verticrop™ farm, sustainably growing the City’s freshest source of healthy local greens. I was fortunate to attend this rooftop launch party where Mayor Gregor Robertson spoke about…

Eating a Local Breakfast

Eating a balanced breakfast is the most important thing to do, and eating local is something that I believe in as much as possible. There are many locally produced food products that can fit into your daily routine. These are…

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