Monthly Archives: July 2011


Prawns & other fishy business

I often share tables and menus with people who have not spent the past half dozen years or so obsessing about food to the same degree as I, and who therefore do not have as much trouble finding something edible … Continue reading

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Victoria’s farmers markets

If you consulted the BC Association of Farmers Markets  Marketfinder, you might be forgiven for thinking there are only two farmers markets in Victoria. We visited a couple of off-the-list markets last Saturday, and there are many more besides. It’s … Continue reading

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Food – sight and sound

B is for Bananas (if you didn’t know why it was important to buy these organic and Fairtrade, here’s your briefing)   BANANAS!* trailer.   B is also for Bees   Queen of the Sun trailer from Youtube.   And … Continue reading

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Canada Day on the Gorge

The very best thing about living along the Gorge Waterway is the annual closure of Gorge Road for an all-day Canada Day picnic. The peace of morning – the road closes first thing for set-up – is charmingly broken by … Continue reading

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