We envision the Produce Centre as a community facility where local farmers aggregate, package and distribute their produce and where local small-scale processors transform locally grown produce into value-added products such as sauces, juices and preserves. Many small and medium-sized farmers and processors t would find it cost-prohibitive to construct a facility like this on their own, but a shared facility can meet the need affordably, providing specialized equipment and space through a cost-recovery, non-profit model.
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Join us to celebrate the successful fifth year of the abattoir on Saturday 18th November, from 5:30 pm at Fulford Hall. Come out and support local food, vibrant community and sustainable farming.
Enjoy an all local dinner menu with pork, turkey or vegetarian options, and Jana’s fruit pie for dessert. A cash bar will feature Salt Spring beer, wines, cider and kombucha. Simone Cazabon will be our MC and of course there will be the famous birthday bash silent auction where you can bid on the services of local tradespeople, local produce, and many other things you have always wanted!
Tickets are $50 each through Brown Paper Tickets, Foxglove and Salt Spring Books.
With music by Marianne Grittani
Marianne Grittani began performing in the late 60s when she was 14 in Toronto, Ontario. Her music, with so many varied influences defies categorization. She calls it ‘folky, funky and anything in between’. She explores a lot of musical territory, on standard acoustic six string guitar, a resonator guitar and mandolin. Her compelling voice along with her strong sense of rhythm, melody and dynamics weave through and around her lyrics to create an engaging musical tapestry.