Vendor Stories — local food

RockCoast Confections: chocolate, community, continuous learning

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RockCoast Confections: chocolate, community, continuous learning

RockCoast Confections creates a wide selection of locally made confections and gourmet chocolate products as well as vegan and gluten-free options.

 

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Yeshi Dressing: turning talent into a successful business venture

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Yeshi Dressing: turning talent into a successful business venture

Yeshi Dressing in Mill Bay uses nutritional yeast to develop tasty gluten, dairy, nut and egg free dressings for any meal.

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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

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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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Fernwood Coffee Company: local café becomes community hub

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Fernwood Coffee Company: local café becomes community hub

Ben Cram owns Fernwood Coffee Company, a local café and coffee roasting shop that serves as a meeting place for the community

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