Spot Prawn Season is here
May 20, 2018
Spot prawn season is officially upon us. The 6-8 week season kicked off last week and was highlighted at the Spot Prawn Festival in Vancouver. Spot prawns are the largest of the seven commercial shrimp growing up to 23cm in length. They are red-brown with a white spotted tail and are pre...
Buy BC: EAT DRINK LOCAL comes to Nanaimo Parksville
May 17, 2018
Last week, Tamsin Scholz, our program coordinator, headed over to Vancouver Island to experience some of the fantastic local eats offered as part of the Buy BC: EAT DRINK LOCAL program. Her island experience began at a BC chicken farm outside of Nanaimo where she joined local island chefs to b...