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BC Wines for Earth Day (Monday, April 22) Exploring Organic and Biodynamic Wines from the Okanagan

April 22, 2019

This Earth Day, we’re looking at wines that will leave you feeling good about every sip. While you are enjoying a sip of wine with your next restaurant meal, these wine growers and winemakers are making a real contributions to the health of the soil that they are working and making sustainable ...

Buy BC: Eat Drink Local Launch - Vancouver

April 15, 2019

VANCOUVER - From the veggies grown in our province’s rich, fertile soil to the fresh seafood from our waters, British Columbia is a foodie destination and your taste buds are soon going to be awakened to the best that B.C. has to offer.   The Province and the BC Restaurant and Food Services A...

Made in BC Healing Superfoods: Check out Chaga and Ginseng Teas

April 12, 2019

British Columbia’s history is rich with traditional flavours that have lasted through theages. Some of the traditional herbal remedies that First Nations have used for hundredsof years are starting to gain a following for their healing properties.One example is Chaga. Chaga Tea is a tea made of ...

Real Flavours Straight from your Farmer to your Glass

April 05, 2019

Are you thinking about making the choice for your family to drink BC? Many of thebeverages we make here in BC are straight from the farmer to your glass. Let us helpyou connect your drinks with the people that made them.Think 100% juice: British Columbia’s fruit crops are a source of excellent f...

Commit to Drinking Local Refreshing BC Beverages

March 28, 2019

Did you know that BC producers create a broad range of local beverages designed toquench your thirst? We’re talking about refreshing tasty beverages for the whole family.We’ve created a list of some products that will help you support BC farmers andproducers when you take your next sip – eithe...

Connecting BC Farmers and BC Restaurants

March 25, 2019

Did you know 98% of BC Farms are family owned and operated?   British Columbian farmers have a competitive advantage over many other jurisdictions because of its worldwide reputation for producing safe, high-quality and high-value food products. Our Buy BC: Eat Drink Local campaign connects o...

Buying local drives our local economy

March 21, 2019

Buying local drives our local economy When you Buy BC you choose local entrepreneurs first   Be part of the ripple effect. If you choose to eat out at one of the restaurants we feature in Buy BC: Eat Drink Local, you are choosing to spend your dollars with a company that is committed to thei...

#BuyBC Year Round

March 18, 2019

Local food is a moving conversation: each of us define it differently depending on where we live in the province and our ability to access farms, farmers markets and producers. Some of us define local as the 100-km diet (which was created here in BC). Others prefer sourcing within their region,...

BC Restaurants Buy BC: Eat Drink Local - JOIN THE PROMOTION

March 11, 2019

BC Restaurants Buy BC - JOIN THE PROMOTION!   Do you serve British Columbia food and beverage on your menu with pride? Do you make buying decisions that support local farmers, producers and processors? Are you proud to share your passion with your guests?   If you answered yes to any of tho...

What's in Season Locally for March & April

February 27, 2019

Spring is upon us, and in March and April, the range of fresh produce available around the province is growing.   Fava beans, swiss chard and spinach are complemented by local asparagus, radishes and rhubarb in April. April is also a great time to try Belgian endives, arugula, shall...

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