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The Flour Peddler

When I was back in BC this summer I had the very good luck of meeting Chris Hergesheimer, who owns and operates The Flour Peddler Enterprises. My parents met Chris at the Robert’s Creek farmer’s market, and after…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
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Make Love, Not Fruitcake

My friend Sean and I made our first batch of fruitcake in 1995; I was 16 and he was 17 years old. It started as a joke. See, we had this theory that nobody actually ate fruitcake, they just hung onto it for a while and…

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Posted by: on Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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pushing the boundaries of urban foraging

When I was a kid we would spend our entire summer, from the end of June to the end of August, at our family property on the Sunshine Coast of  BC. Most days there were two chores we kids would have to get through before…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Midsommarafton Orphans Grill – Expats Banding Together

Midsommar is one of the most important holidays in Sweden, second only to Christmas. Unlike the 2pm sunsets and sub zero temperatures in December, however, the Midsommar celebration is met with warm weather, lush…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
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