Vendor Stories — food security

Gathering Place Trading: sourcing ethical food products from Canada and around the world

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Gathering Place Trading: sourcing ethical food products from Canada and around the world

Lovena and Ryan Harvey of Gathering Place Trading sell teas, spices and dried fruits from farmers in Canada and around the world.

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Woodfire Spice: bring restaurant taste to your home kitchen

Kate Ayers chef community culture entrepreneur family flavour food security Gabriola Island Island Good local local food network passion spices sustainable Tastes Local Vancouver Island Woodfire Spice

Woodfire Spice: bring restaurant taste to your home kitchen

A second-generation chef settled in Gabriola Island and now offers a wide-range of spices inspired by his passion for food and bold flavour.

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Singing Bowl Granola: 'a happy accident'

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Singing Bowl Granola: 'a happy accident'

Singing Bowl Granola is a Victoria-based company that offers a variety of granola products to local residents. The business owner also donates to community organizations.

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