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Name our parsnip mascot or he will end up in the crockpot!

Name our parsnip mascot or he will end up in the crockpot!

Over the past few weeks my family has been picking up a weekly box of organics from the small Mount Pleasant market knows as le Marché St. George .
Siena seduces South Granville

Siena seduces South Granville

Cru's lustier, louder sibling already attracting a crowd
Super, Neighbours in British Columbia: Local Edition - The Listel Hotel part 2: The Food at O'Doul's

Super, Neighbours in British Columbia: Local Edition - The Listel Hotel part 2: The Food at O'Doul's

A few days back I made THIS POST about our stay at the Listel Hotel on Robson Street, noting it was a bit of a departure from our regularly scheduled Super, Neighbours programming as it's located right here in the city and not another municipality.
Vancouver Farmers Markets Vendor Profile #3: K & M Farms

Vancouver Farmers Markets Vendor Profile #3: K & M Farms

Vancouver Farmers Markets is about people who love fresh food at festive gatherings.
Random Act Of Awesomeness - Save On Meats

Random Act Of Awesomeness - Save On Meats

We've already shared the story of Save On Meats with you ( a few times! ) but I really wanted to take a moment today to point out the incredible work that Mark Brand and his team have done in making the latest incarnation of this Vancouver mainstay a
East Van Wine Academy

East Van Wine Academy

For the last year or so, the East Van Wine Academy has presented monthly "wine events that don't suck" at the legendary Waldorf Hotel on East Hastings.
Random Act Of Awesomeness - Bacon banana bread

Random Act Of Awesomeness - Bacon banana bread

Wow! Our friends Erin Ireland and Save-On Meats have teamed up to do something super awesome: They've put bacon into banana bread! For you to eat! They're also making this amazing combination available as an old-school candygram (bacon-bananagram?) t
Meet Your Urban Farmer

Meet Your Urban Farmer

I am so very proud to announce that we've signed on with our friends at Fire and Light Media Group to be a media partner on an incredible series of short films they're producing.
Gastown Gamble - Mark Brand's New Reality TV Series Premieres Tonight! 6:30PM PT on OWN Canada

Gastown Gamble - Mark Brand's New Reality TV Series Premieres Tonight! 6:30PM PT on OWN Canada

Inside the diner Text by Liam Ford and Jennifer Kim Helen Hill is ready for stardom. The official greeter at Save-On-Meats, Hill is a familiar face on East Hastings.
Vancouver Farmers Markets Vendor Profile #2: Cropthorne Farm

Vancouver Farmers Markets Vendor Profile #2: Cropthorne Farm

Vancouver Farmers Markets is about people who love fresh food at festive gatherings.