Category: Events

How to Save the Bees (Free Event)

Posted by Katie Engqvist - February 19, 2017 - Events, Latest News DSC_0258

As many of you may be aware, our bee and pollinator populations are in decline. They are starving because there is not enough nectar in the summer months.  If we all work together, we can turn this situation around.  Pollinators are vital to our local food supply. The Peninsula & Area Agricultural Commission (PAAC) is […]

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Deck the halls with fresh, handmade greenery

Posted by Katie Engqvist - November 16, 2016 - Events cartreffgardens

‘Tis the season to deck the halls and Eidwwen Thomas of Cartref Gardens can give you a hand decking those halls this holiday season.   She noted: “The other day there were fellows trimming the trees along the side of the road and there was such a lovely fragrance of fir! It started to get […]

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Saanich Fair

Posted by Katie Engqvist - September 1, 2016 - Events, Food KatherinePhotography (2)

If you’re looking for something fun to do this Labour Day weekend, don’t miss the Saanich Fair! Once you’re at the Fair, make sure you check out the special DFMA members-only farmers market, located near Gate 8 or to the left of the Main Gate. There you’ll find a number of great farms with a diverse […]

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Have you been to Mar Farms?

Posted by Katie Engqvist - July 20, 2016 - Events, Food, Latest News

Have you stopped by Mar Farms yet this season? Find them at 7120 Veyaness Road on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. They are also at the Goldstream Farmers Market from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturdays and the Ogden Point Market from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, […]

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Celebrate Apple Day at Seacider

Posted by BobT - September 12, 2012 - Events, Latest News sea cider logo

Celebrate Apple Day at Seacider Farm & Ciderhouse Sunday, September 30 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Free Admission Join us at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse to enjoy the beauty of our orchard and appreciate the apples at harvest time. Taste the goodness of the apple in its many delicious forms. From food to cider […]

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North Saanich Flavour Trail – August 20/21

Posted by BobT - August 4, 2011 - Events, Latest News FlavourTrail1

From the District of North Saanich: The District of North Saanich is pleased to announce the fifth annual North Saanich Flavour Trail August 20 and 21! Would you like to learn about fresh lavender soap and hand made paper? See the mobile hedgerow and learn how you can plant a beautiful one that attracts garden […]

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Saanich Peninsula Harvest Feast

Posted by BobT - May 10, 2011 - Events harvestfeast1

This year’s Harvest Feast, the third annual boisterous celebration of local agriculture and community, will be held on Saturday, September 17, at the Saanich Fairground. Tickets go on sale in late August (and go quickly). Want to join the fun? We’re always looking for volunteers, either to help planning or simply to help out on […]

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