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REVIEW | Western Living Magazine - "Last Minute Holiday Shopping: Vancouver Winter Farmers Market"

Via Western Living Magazine: The farmers market is the perfect one stop shop to make this year's Christmas extra special. With Christmas right around the corner, it’s officially crunch time to get those presents underneath the Christmas tree. For all you last minute shoppers (don’t worry, we won’t tell) the Vancouver Winter Farmers Market is the perfect spot to pick up high-quality, handcrafted gifts while supporting local businesses within the community. The market features over 100 vendors who offer items such as skin care, baked goods, spirits, cosmetics, candles, and artisanal craft goods in addition to all the fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood that we love. Choose a few items bundled up together to make the perfect gift basket...

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REVIEW | Vancouver Foodster Caesar Cocktail Challenge - "Caesar Challenge 2015 Winners"

Via Vancouver Foodster: The Vancouver Foodster Caesar Cocktail Challenge was a great success featuring unique creations at restaurants and bars around Vancouver, Richmond and North Vancouver.  Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from March 12-April 5, 2015. and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge for their People’s Choice favourites. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste, originality/uniqueness and presentation/appearance. Our Media judges for this challenge were: Aaron Alexander, Joe Leary and Dianne Chow The Winners are: 1st Place: Stateside Craft B&C Craft Caesar Description: Ground pepper and pink Himalyan sea...

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REVIEW | Vancouver Farmer Markets/ Eatlocal.org - "Featured Vendor: Jerky Baron"

Via EatLocal.org: This week we feature another vendor creating their product right here in Mount Pleasant, The Jerky Baron! A purveyor of free range beef jerky whose ingredient lists include ‘love and care’, Joel Arsenault was one of the original vendors at the Mount Pleasant pilot market in 2012. Established in 2010, the Jerky Baron resides in Mount Pleasant and produces his jerky out of local butcher shop Harkness and Co. offering a wide range of delightfully seasoned flavours from mild to hot. We stopped by the Jerky Baron’s unique cargo bike portable tent set up at Dude Chilling Park on a sunny #MPFM afternoon to chat and sample the goods….. What is your top selling jerky? Mt. Pleasant, part of...

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READ | Gastrofork - "Yaletown Farmers Market"

Via Gastrofork: From May 7th to October 29, 2015, every Thursday 2-6pm there’s a Farmers Market in Yaletown. I’ve come every week in the packets of breaks during my OT shifts. Here are some of my favourite tents to go to: ... WHERE DID YOU GO? Jerky Baron You were selling jerky. I was the girl with a Diana camera. Kidding. My favourite is the Mt. Pleasant: beef, organic tamari, apple cider vinegar, molasses, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, black pepper, cayenne pepper, cardamom, cumin, love and care.  

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