Tag: Sustainable

FarmCity Fresh Cart to debut on downtown Vancouver streets

Re-Up BBQ and FarmCity Co-Op are teaming up this summer to introduce consumers and restaurants in Vancouver and beyond to the bounty of local, sustainably farmed fruit and produce through a groundbreaking new urban grocery concept called FarmCity Fresh Cart.An open-air retail showcase for farm-fresh…

CARTEMS DONUTERIE

534 West Pender Street, Vancouver Tel: (778) 708-0996 Web: www.cartems.com Twitter: @Cartemsdonuts Advice: Never share these donuts. You can get boxes by the dozen. Donuts have always been the best friend to a cup of coffee, they have also been…

THE FISH COUNTER

3825 Main St, Vancouver Tel: 604-876-3474 Web: http://thefishcounter.com/ Twitter: @thefishcounter Advice: Closed Mondays, no seats, stand-up counter for eating inside or take it to go. If you have been following the sustainability seafood movement locally in recent years, then you…

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…

The Tiffin Project: Local Food To Go

If you haven’t heard about The Tiffin Project yet, you are about too. First of all you need to get to know Hunter J. Moyes, I had the pleasure to speak at an East Van Love event back in February…

Cartems Donuts and the Story

The other day I heard about a new donut shop that popped up at the corner of Carrall and Hastings. I was curious, and I had to check it out.  Within an hour of them opening just as I got…

Ocean Wise Cookbook Launch

On Wednesday November 3rd, I attended “Ocean Wise” CookBook Launch Party at C Restaurant. The book was edited by Jane Mundy who spent a year putting the book together, featuring 139 recipes from top Canadian Chefs. Chef Robert Clark and…

Fresh Local Wild Opening

Last night I attended the opening party for Fresh Local Wild, a new mobile food cart that opens today on the corner of Granville & Robson downtown Vancouver. The party was held at a secret offsite location where invited guests…

Home Grown: Local Sustainable Food at MOV

I wandered through the exhibit this morning to have a look through this exciting exhibit that runs from August 26th, 2010 through January 2, 2011 at the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) where they have partnered with FarmFolkCityFolk to explore Vancouver’s…

COMMUNE CAFE

UPDATED 2/28/16 BUSINESS HAS CLOSED 1002 Seymour Street, Vancouver Tel: 604-681-2551 Web: www.communecafe.ca Twitter: @communecafe Advice: Sit at the Communal Table or on the outside patio.   Loved the communal table in the center of the cafe with the bright…

Ocean Wise Mystery Tour

I was invited to take part in the amazing Ocean Wise Mystery Tour on January 21st , a unique event to celebrate 5 years of the Ocean Wise program. The event was kicked off with a champagne reception at the…

Farmers Markets around Greater Vancouver

Shopping for fresh, local vegetables and fruits at the Farmers markets has always been the best way to support your community. Vancouver is blessed to have a great organization called eatlocal.org that is the umbrella organization for Vancouver Farmers Markets….

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