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Artisan Alley: Meet and Greet the Islands' Very Best Food Artisans

Don Genova

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Artisan Alley: Meet and Greet the Islands' Very Best...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission - Single
Ticket includes general admission and a signed copy of Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, all taxes and fees.
Ended CA$35.00 CA$0.00
General Admission - Couples
Ticket includes general admission for two people and one signed copy of Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, all taxes and fees.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$0.00
Early Bird - Couple
Admission for two, signed copy of the book and a limited edition bean to bar chocolate bar from Organic Fair.
Ended CA$50.00 CA$0.00

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Meet and Greet the Islands' Very Best Food Artisans

In an exclusive evening to celebrate the launch of Don Genova's brand-new book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

Meet and Greet the Islands' Very Best Food Artisans
In an exclusive evening to celebrate the launch of Don Genova's brand-new book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands

Hosted by CBC Radio's Jo-Ann Roberts

Place: Victoria Public Market at the Hudson (#6 1701 Douglas Street)
Time: 7-9 pm
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Tickets: $35 individual / $50 couple (includes a signed copy of the book) Early bird ticket buyers (first 50) will receive a specially-labeled Bean-to-Bar chocolate bar from Organic Fair!

***New Ticket Option...BYOB! (Bring Your Own Book) If you already have a copy of Food Artisans, but want to join in the fun and have your book signed, purchase a ticket for just $20. You need to brink your book as a condition of entry.***

Enjoy demonstrations by local chefs Bill Jones and David Mincey, and sample amazing local fare from:
Cowichan Bay Seafood
Island Spice Trade
Silk Road Tea
Salt Spring Island Cheese
Organic Fair
The Whole Beast Salumeria at Ravenstone Farm Artisan Meats

New artisans announced!

Also in attendance and sampling their products: The Creamery at Cheese Pointe Farm (Hilary Abbott), Spinnakers with beer, vinegar and drinking vinegars (shrubs), Tree Island Yogurt, Dad's Westcoast Awesome Sauces, Golda's Pesto, Venturi-Schulze Wines and Balsamic Vinegars, Sea Cider, Merridale Estate Cidery, Cowichan Pasta and Olive the Senses.

 

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Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
1701 Douglas St
Victoria, BC V8W 0C1
Canada

Thursday, April 24, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Don Genova

Don Genova is a Cobble Hill-based award-winning freelance journalist specializing in food and travel. He also teaches cooking classes, and courses in food and travel writing and sustainable gastronomy. His stories on radio, television, in print and on the web share the fascinating backgrounds of farmers and food artisans passionate about what they raise, grow and produce. His latest radio column with CBC Victoria is called ‘Food Matters’, and delves into the world of sustainable eating in British Columbia. His first book, Food Artisans of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, was published in April 2014 by TouchWood Editions.

Don earned a Masters of Food Culture from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy in 2007. He also holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science from the University of Waterloo and is an Honours Graduate of the Humber College Radio Broadcasting Program.

Don’s Blog: http://blog.dongenova.com
Twitter: @dongenova

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