Tomato Festival – this week!

Tomato Festival Is Here! Summer came early this year and brought us a wonderful bounty of juicy tomatoes. To celebrate the delightful fruits, we’ll have recipes, a tomato display, tomato samples and kids activities. Spread the word by sharing our Facebook event page  and #tomatofest on Twitter and Instagram. If you can’t make it this […]

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Tomato Festival THIS Sunday at Kits August 23rd

Tomato Festival Is Here! Summer came early this year and brought us a wonderful bounty of juicy tomatoes. To celebrate the delightful fruits, we’ll have recipes, a tomato display, tomato samples and kids activities. Come celebrate one of our favourite fruits – it’s in our logo after all! Spread the word by sharing our Facebook […]

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Out of the Clear Blue Pie

BC Berry Pie Bake-Off Winner, Lauren van Oosten’s “Out of the Clear Blue Pie” blew our judges’ taste buds away at last week’s Mt Pleasant Berry Festival. It took first place against such contenders as “Creme Brulee Berry Pie”, “Goes well with owl ice cream” pie, “Raspberry Mango Pie” and “Poke-a-Dot Pie” with cookie crumble […]

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Mount Pleasant Market-July 19th

IT’S BERRY FEST! Don’t miss these vendors: *Fresh Quality Produce,Beckman Berry Farm and Sull Farms will all be bringing an assortment of raspberries, blueberries and blackberries! *Ask Odd Society Spirits for their “Not you Mama’s Sangria” recipe, grab some berry, basil and mint pesto from BobAli Hummus, try a berry popsicle from Nice Pops or berry […]

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Buttermilk Berry Chess Pie

This pie looks amazing, has a flavourful crust and the brulee puts it absolutely over the top (Photo Courtesy of one of last year’s judges, Cassandra Anderton of Goodlife Vancouver).  It was submitted by Shelley of The Last Crumb Bakery to last year’s BC Berry Pie Bake Off and won first prize! Try picking up […]

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Your Mt Pleasant Market-July12th

Would you like to win $250 in market money? Yes.Yes you would! You can this week, with Bernardin “Because I Can I…” contest! Swing by their booth this Sunday only, take a selfie #becauseicani,  post it on your Facebook page. Bernardin will then post it on their Facebook page so other canners can see what you’re passionate […]

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Because I Can, I…

This Sunday, the Mt Pleasant Farmers Market is hosting a social media contest worth $250 of Market Money! All you need to do is show, up, take a selfie #becauseicani, then post it on your Facebook page. Bernardin will then post it on their Facebook page so other canners can see what you’re passionate about! […]

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VFM20: Poplar Grove Arbour

  Until this spring, when Peter & Elizabeth Andres of Poplar Grove Arbour declared retirement from the hazelnut trade due to the Eastern Filbert Blight, they had sold organic hazelnuts at the markets since 1997. “I think our first day was… Thanksgiving weekend. We had no signs, no tent etc., ” said Peter, whose hazelnut farm […]

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