Category: Latest News

Farm Fresh Guide 2016-17

Posted by BobT - April 6, 2016 - Latest News Farm Fresh 2016c over

Good news on a sunny day! This year’s Farm Fresh guide will be distributed in the Times-Colonist on Saturday, April 16.  Look for it the following week at your favourite farm stand!

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Salt Spring Island Apple Festival

Posted by BobT - September 24, 2015 - Latest News Apple Festival

16th Annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival Sunday, October 4, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Buy a program at Fulford Hall (about 1 km from the Fulford ferry ) and start your self-guided tour of 18 Salt Spring Apple Festival host farms to explore, many of which are not normally open to the public. […]

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Berries, berries and more berries!

Posted by BobT - June 27, 2015 - Latest News Canada Day celebration

News Flash! Everything’s coming up berries – like three weeks early! Check out these certified organic blueberries from Northbrook Farm. Farmer Phil (Phil’s Farm) farm has blueberries and raspberries & U-pick too. Nicole from Michell Bros. Farm suggests: “If you are headed to Island View Beach this weekend to beat the heat, be sure to […]

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Farm News for June 12

Posted by BobT - June 12, 2015 - Latest News Saanich Organics peas

It’s a pea-utiful day in your neighbourhood.  Saanich Organics has loads of peas for you! Look for the Saanich Organics tables at Moss Street Market and James Bay Market this Saturday, and at the Sea Bluff Farm stand in Metchosin too. Check out these “this weekend only” garden specials at Patio Gardens in Central Saanich: […]

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Farm Fresh news…

Posted by BobT - June 5, 2015 - Latest News Strawberries

Dan’s Farm has u-pick strawberries as well as picked berries every day. AND talking about early berries this year, Ian Windsor of Cowichan Bay Raspberries tells us he expects to have raspberries available by June 18! Eve Marsh of Marsh Farms welcomes you to come experience picking your own veggies. “We have a great selection […]

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Merridale Launches Cowichan Gin!

Posted by BobT - June 5, 2015 - Latest News Cowichan Gin announcement

On June 12 and 13, 2015, merridale will launch their new Cowichan Gin.  The craft cidery and distillery will celebrate the new craft gin as an addition to their Cowichan Spirits Line by holding two days of events focused on the foraging of wild, edible foods. Merridale’s new Cowichan Gin will be released on June […]

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Farm Fresh News for May 23

Posted by BobT - May 23, 2015 - Latest News Roost Farm Centre Pizza

Here’s some FarmFresh news for the weekend of May 23… Dan’s Farm: “We are selling strawberries this weekend by the pint and should have a good supply. Our strawberries have no sprays on them. We also have spinach, kale and Swiss chard.” Marsh Farm: “All mixed greens are now ready. Romaines abound. Kale, swiss, chard, […]

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Farm Fresh 2015 out this weekend!

Posted by BobT - April 16, 2015 - Latest News Tomatoes from Sun Wing Greenhouses

The always popular Farm Fresh guide will be distributed to Times-Colonist subscribers this Saturday (April 18) and in Times-Colonist papers on April 23 (Thursday). It will be available at farm stands and other locations beginning the week of April 20 (visit our “Find a Guide” page to look for locations near you). What’s fresh now? […]

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More farm Christmas farm treats!

Posted by BobT - December 11, 2014 - Latest News Saanich Organics Winter Abundance Basket

Here’s more farm fresh news! Saanich Organics Winter Abundance Box! Great to stock your own pantry with local, organic produce or as a gift for the foodie on your list. The order deadline is coming up on Dec  14 (they’ll be delivered Dec 19) so now’s the time! Call 250-818-5807 or email admin@saanichorganics.com. Meadowbrook Farm […]

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Christmas Turkeys and Greens!

Posted by BobT - December 11, 2014 - Latest News Stillmeadow Elves

Looking for a local, farm-raised turkey for your holiday feast? Ireland Farms (Saanichton) has free-range turkeys from 18-30 lbs. Email irelandfarms@shaw.ca for orders and information. Dan’s Farm and Country Market (2030 Bear Hill Road, Saanichton) has fresh frozen turkeys for sale. Call 250-652-9100. www.dansfarm.ca Gill-Power Hobby Farm (Shawnigan Lake) has turkeys up to 30lbs each […]

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