From the Fields – October

From the Fields is a monthly collection of news, announcements, classifieds, and event listings provided by our vendors.




Baby sharks, bad weather and oceans teaming with life – read all about the Albacore tuna season with Bruce Devereux (Estevan Tuna) and family in his 2015 fishing report.





Glorious Organics is seeking 2 full time and 1 part time persons to farm with them beginning March-April 2016.

Work includes: field preparation, weeding by hand or with hand tools, transplanting, weed whacking/mowing, harvesting, cleaning, sorting and packing vegetables, filling restaurant orders, cleaning eggs/chicken coops, delivering/farmers markets. View the full job listing for application details.


OddSocietySpirits_2ndBirthdayAgedVodkaRelease_PhotoCreditRDCaneIn celebration of its 2nd birthday, Odd Society Spirits is launching a barrel aged vodka this October!

Made by hand in East Vancouver from twice-distilled BC-grown malted barley, and aged in whisky barrels for four months, Odd Society’s Aged Vodka is warm, creamy and smooth with  rich vanilla and oak flavours. With a limited run of just over three hundred and fifty bottles, this celebratory spirit is available only at the distillery in 375 mL bottles and priced at $24. 

Catch them on opening day at Nat Bailey (Nov 7th).


Lebkuchen, Stollen, Fruitcake, Cookies, Maple Cinnamon Candied Almonds – Sweet Thea has you covered for holiday baking. Available online through their website, or at select dates at Nat Bailey and Hastings Park markets.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               iceshadow

Icestage is the latest mineral eye shadow from Scentimental Creations. White with a shimmer, this cruelty-free, 100% pure minerals, hypo-allergenic shadow is handcrafted in small batches in Vancouver. Scentimental can be found at Nat Bailey market starting November 21st.

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The Lemon Square is releasing a limited edition Lemon Square Chocolate,
along with special holiday packaging in November. Look out for them at Hastings Park, starting Nov 15th.