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July 9th – BBQ with the Masters

Saturday July 9th, 2011 Join us at the farm with special guest Don Genova of CBC and Pacific Palate fame. Don is well known for his passion for Canadian Foods and for his love of all things grilled. We will … Continue reading

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Cooking Class: The Cowichan Mediterranean Diet

Saturday, April 2nd, 2o11 The Vancouver Island-style Mediterranean Diet This class looks at rustic and healthy food from around the rim of the Mediterranean ocean transplanted to Vancouver Island using local and sustainable ingredients. In our exploration of local foods … Continue reading

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Mushroom Cooking Class

Mushrooms for Health Mushrooms have been used as a medicinal ingredient for thousands of years. Everything you ever wanted to know (but were afraid to ask). – Sourcing, storage, preserving – shiitake and reishi mushroom spotlight – Mushroom tea and … Continue reading

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Island Shellfish Dinner

March 19: Island Shellfish: Mussels, Clams and Oysters I know that shellfish from our coastal waters are some of the finest in the world. This is an obvious fact to me as I am a obsessed shellfish lover – going … Continue reading

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Bill’s Wild Food Course at Hollyhock Retreat

Bill will be helping to teach at course at the world famous Hollyhock Educational Retreat Center an will be on site from  March 26-28th The class is: Garden to Table: Wildcrafting, Cooking and Gardening Intensive March 16-April 6th Course details … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Festival

This week I was a judge (for the 3rd year) at the Maple Syrup Competition. It was harder to do than you would think! This coming Saturday is the 3rd Annual Big Leaf Maple Festival held at the Forest Discovery … Continue reading

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Happiness Dinner

I was mulling over a menu to launch my farm dinners in February. The date happened to fall around Valentines Day and I initially started with the potential theme of aphrodisiacs. Thinking a little further about the topic, I decided … Continue reading

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Tradtional English Farmhouse Cooking – Dec. 18th

Join Bill Jones as he cooks traditional British holiday dishes using the best local produce. Bill worked in London with talented chefs like Antony Worrel-Thompson (Menage et Trois) and Anton Mosimann (The Savoy Hotel and Mosimanns) and has always loved … Continue reading

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2 new dinners added to the Schedule

Saturday, November 20th, 2010 Duck and Wild Mushrooms Duck confit rice wrap with kimchee, hoisin and farm greens Duck liver and pine mushroom pate with cloud berry jelly Salad of pan-seared duck breast, frisee, bacon, candied pine mushrooms and blue … Continue reading

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Pine Mushroom and Crab Dinner

For those of you who missed it, the Globe and Mail posted a nice article on our farm here Please join us for us next event at the end of October – Bill Saturday, October 30th, 2010 Pine Mushroom and … Continue reading

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