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Harvest Festival – October 10

Join this Saturday for our annual Harvest Festival at the West End Farmers Market.

2014-10-05 10.49.29Where: West End Farmers Market (1100 Comox St. – adjacent to Nelson Park)

When: October 10, 9am – 2pm

What: Harvest Festival – Celebrate the bounty of fall at the market!

We’ll have seasonal recipes, an apple and squash display, games for kids of all ages, and we’ll be judging our BC Fall-Fruit Pie Competition. Once judging of the pie is complete we will be selling slices of pie for a $2 donation, if you fancy a slice – don’t wander too far.

Also at the West End Farmers Market for the first time we have Twistin Sam – creating all sorts of balloon creatures. Alongside Sam you’ll find our face painter Tiare ready to paint your hearts desires.

Where to find Apples & Pears: Golden West Farms | Klippers Organic Acres | Hill Top Farms | Snowy Mountain Organics

Where to find Squash: Crisp Organics | Ice Cap Organics | Klippers Organic Acres | Forstbauer Family Farm |Cropthorne Farm |Shalefield Organic Gardens | Hill Top Farm |Pauls Produce

Check out some features from our vendors getting in the spirit of the harvest at Thanksgiving:

A Bread Affair – thanksgiving themed bread & treats

Chef Enrick Food Corp – Deep Dish Tourtiere (Venison, Duck, Pork) feeds 9-12 people and comes with a free ketchup

Take A Fancy Chocolate – Chocolate Leaves (roasted hazelnut or maple pecan) & mini pumpkin chocolates

The Soap Artisan – Sea buckthorn soaps for $6.50 (Regular $7.50)

West Best Coffee

  • Fall inspired drinks – Apple Cider & Nutella Mocha Latte
  • Beans Special – 3lbs of coffee for $40 ($5 savings) – get a free small coffee
  • Beans Special – With the purchase of 1lb of beans, get a free small coffee
  • Try their Scrumptious Squash Soup!

Celebrate with us, we have fun for the whole family!

Website: eatlocal.org/harvest-festival

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Twitter & Instagram: #VFMHarvestFest

See you at the market!


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