This week we chat with Beth Turner from North Island College, who is the co-founder of Flavour, The North Island's Gourmet Picnic. This event has been in the works since last summer and is coming to fruition, less than one month away. A little exert from Flavour's website:
"Our finest chefs, vintners, farmers and producers are invited to showcase their talents, support Vancouver Island culinary culture and educate our community.Our Festival is aimed at families and foodies. The focus will be on personal experience and will highlight the tastes of the island. Participants will interact with chefs, local wineries, breweries and producers as they sample and learn about all our region has to offer."
With over 45 participating vendors, chefs teaming with farmers, breweries, restaurants, live music and a gorgeous setting, this family friendly event is sure to sell out. We have been looking forward to this event since Edible Valley was in its infancy. Thanks for taking time from your hectic schedule and letting us know all about the event Beth. We will see you out there.
A little sample of what is to come at Flavour.
Chefs Day at the Farmers Market September 8th. Come cheer Jon on as he helps to create from the bounty of the market.
September 23rd- Flavour the North Vancouver Island Gourmet Picnic. Visit the beautiful grounds of Coastal Black Winery and sample products from dozens of chefs and farmers from around the Comox Valley. Once again, Jon will be wearing many hats at this event. Blayne will be walking around and eating, what he does best! Island Soda Works will also be dishing out samples at this wonderful event.The Comox Valley $100 dollar challenge. Join our initiative and help to keep dollars in the local economy.
Of course the Comox Valley Farmers Market twice weekly Saturday 9-12 at the Fair Grounds on Headquarters and Wednesday from 9-12 at the Comox Bay Farm.
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