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Your Elegant Essentials: dependable, sustainable and local self-care products

Kate Ayers community entrepreneur healthy Island Good local Nanaimo network passion skincare sustainable Tastes Local Vancouver Island vegan Your Elegant Essentials

Your Elegant Essentials: dependable, sustainable and local self-care products

Shannon Lord and Devon Dumont develop skincare products from scratch that are kind to your skin and the environment

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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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Fernwood Coffee Company: local café becomes community hub

Kate Ayers baked goods beverages cafe coffee community culture entrepreneur Ferwood Ferwood Coffee Company Island Good local local food network passion sustainable Tastes Local Vancouver Island Victoria

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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