Category Archives: farmers markets


Public market opens

Victoria’s long-awaited public market at the Hudson’s grand opening sprawls over this entire weekend. Want to get out of the drizzle on Sunday? Come and say hello in the nice dry market space where from 11am till 5pm, I’ll be … Continue reading

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ALECC 2012 – Space + Memory = Place (days 4&5)

Saturday morning we repaired (by schoolbus) to the beautiful spaces at Okanagan College, where the luckiest presenters spoke in the curvy pod at the top of the stairs, but really everything was lovely there, including a fine breakfast of fresh … Continue reading

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Calgary interlude

I spent a very pleasant long weekend in Calgary, visiting old friends and having occasional excursions to sprawly bits of the city on shopping missions or the green and pleasant farmers markets in Calgary and Millarville. I’d been to the … Continue reading

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Food, folk & farmers market

Last weekend’s Vancouver Island Music Fest was blessed with warm weather, peaceful crowds, some good food and great music. It kicked off this year with Alison Krauss & Union Station playing a separate Thursday night concert. I’ve seen her a … 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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