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Sunday, November 23, 2014

What's Happening in December

If you're tired of being cooped up inside during the December chill, grab your scarf and gloves and check out some of these events around the city!

Vancouver Winter Farmers' Market

Location: Nat Bailey Stadium, East Parking Lot (4601 Ontario Street / Vancouver - map)
Dates: November 1, 2014 to April 25, 2015
Hours: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm each Saturday
Credit: Rebekah Mahaffey

Vendors include farmers, fishers, artisans, food preparers, and more! Also find a selection of food trucks and hot drink vendors. Bring your food scraps from home to recycle at the Food Scraps Drop Spot.

In an effort to reduce plastic use at the market, please bring your own shopping bags.

For more information on the market, including transportation and parking at the site, please visit their website: http://www.eatlocal.org/

Homesteader's Emporium

Location: Various (check website)

Cost: Starting from $5

Check out some of these workshops hosted by the Homesteader's Emporium! For times, details, and registration for individual workshops, visit their Workshops page: http://www.homesteadersemporium.ca/calendar/

Upcoming Workshops

December 2: Tallow and Lard from Home Rendering
December 7: Winter Canning
December 10: Homemade Bacon
December 16: Wildflower Seed Bombs
December 17: Fresh Sausage

Holiday Market

Location: Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive / Vancouver - map)
Date: December 6, 2014, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: Admission at door

Over 80 vendors feature a selection of artisan foods, high quality crafts, and other goodies. Find everything from preserves and honey to tea and coffee! There will also be a silent auction, gift wrapping by donation, and a free coat check.

For more information, visit their website: http://eatlocal.org/markets/holiday-market/

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