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Whole Foods Launches Brain Food Speakers Series

An afternoon with some of Vancouver’s most innovative, inspiring, and creative minds who work with food to innovate, unite, and create change.

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Posted by: on Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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Greasy Spoon Diner Supper Series – Eating, Serving & Feeding in Vancouver’s DTES

I haven’t served meals in a restaurant since the 1980’s, and I rarely eat at old school diners anymore. Recently I got the opportunity to do both recently while helping those in need in my community.…

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Posted by: on Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Video: Aaron Smith’s Spicy Approach To Fundraising

We recently pledged support GoVoluntouring founder Aaron Smith and his campaign to help save sea turtles in Costa Rica in the form of a rather unique challenge. Hot Sauce. That’s right… Hot Sauce.

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Posted by: on Friday, December 26th, 2014
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“WE’RE GOING HUNGRY SO THEY DON’T HAVE TO”

It’s simple – we are going hungry so they don’t have to. We are engaging in a 24-hour famine to promote awareness and raise funds for food security in the DTES.

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Thanksgiving pumpkin pie revisited

How many pumpkin pie posts are too many? None I say! Especially when it’s Thanksgiving time again in Canada! A few years back I wrote about how I attempted to make pumpkin pie the old fashion way, and in the end…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Fast Slow-food: How technology is fuelling the Slow Food movement

Technology is fuelling the Slow Food movement and creating a future where people are excited about and engaged with the slow-food they eat – in parking lots… and in boardrooms.

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Posted by: on Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Let’s talk about Food at FUEL

FUEL will address four sectors of innovation, Design, Technology, Sustainability, AND FOOD!

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Cooking Classes For DTES At Risk Women Needs Your Support

What if I told you there was a local cooking class program specifically for these at-risk women that has logged hundreds of hours of training, served hundreds of meals, and taught hundreds of women how to prepare healthy,…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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German Food + Pop-Up Producer + Rain City Chronicles = DAS LEXICON

On March 22nd, Bestie, Ken Tsui and Rain City Chronicles join forces to celebrate all things German with DAS LEXIKON! Through storytelling and supper, Das Lexikon is a fun-filled night of German appreciation infused with…

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Posted by: on Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Video: Eating Brackendale – Breakfast & Eagles

We’d heard chatter about a cafe up near Squamish called Fergie’s Cafe that people would literally drive up from Vancouver or down from Whistler for. We had to try it for ourselves, so one recent foggy morning…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 25th, 2014
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Tickets Still Available for Passion Charity Event This Weekend

Hopefully you’ve heard the news about the 10th annual Passions: “Paint The Town Red” fundraising gala happening Sunday, September 15, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m at the Dr. Peter Centre. Founded by…

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Posted by: on Thursday, September 12th, 2013
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I thought I knew olive oil. I was wrong.

I thought I knew olive oil. In fact I’ve always sort been an olive oil snob, willing to pay extravagant prices for “the good stuff”, most often from Italy, Spain or Greece, but Famiglia Creanza Olive Oil…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Contest: We All Need Our Own Patch

Meet Patch, the self-watering planter for herbs and greens. Leave a comment you’ll be entered into a draw to win a FREE Patch planter for your kitchen windowsill.

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Posted by: on Friday, June 7th, 2013
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Jaew Bong: Magical Laos Chilli Paste

I was completely hooked the first time I tasted Jaew Bong and knew I had to figure out how to make it at home.

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Posted by: on Sunday, May 12th, 2013
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Contest: Spread the Love this summer.

Labour Day long weekend is around the corner, signalling the end of summer 2012. Vacations are ending, kids are back to school, and it’s time to get back into routines again. And for many that means reconsidering…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
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