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We Heart Local


BC Local Food supporters rejoice! The movement is going digital. Yes, you heard us, now all of the information you could ever imagine is available right at your fingertips, with the creation of the new We Heart Local app. Created by the B.C Dairy Association and Buy Local. Eat Natural., the free smartphone app is a hub for B.C. locals to discover and explore the local food movement like never before.  + Read more

Hawker Fest


On Saturday, May 30th, Hawkers Market returns to Vancouver for a special edition of their awesome market, Hawker Fest. Sponsored by Vancitybuzz and local venture Flook, Hawker Fest will be held at The Rocky Mountaineer, beginning at 5pm and running until 11:30-pm. Tickets for the event are FREE*, yes, you heard us, free, and grant admission into the world of Vancouver’s flourishing local artisan community. Hawker Fest’s attractions don’t just stop at a killer vendor line-up that includes some of Vancouver’s most unique food and beverage offerings; the folks over at Hawkers are also planning to entertain guests with a live performance by the Steve Z’s, a screening of Wes Anderson’s The Life Aquatic, and Dj Sets all night long. + Read more



On Sunday, May 31st, VegExpo, B.C.’s premier vegan and vegetarian expo is being held at Canada Place. This year’s theme is sustainable living, with a discussion on reducing our FOODPRINT through supporting local artisans and businesses. In it’s second inaugural year, Veg Expo features a list of esteemed speakers, a number of innovative exhibitors, and a keynote by Dr. Andrew Weil, a world-renowned pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Hosted by Health Wellness and LifestyleTV’s Tammy-Lynn Mcnabb, the event is a wonderland of all things healthy and sustainable, from education on nutrition, fitness, holistic medicine and wellness, to a forum for the expected 5,000+ attendees to interact with artisans and their products. + Read more