The number of farmers markets in Canada, United States, and Europe is growing rapidly. In British Columbia there are about 100 known markets, up from 60 known markets in 2000. This growth reflects the increasing role of farmers markets in local food systems and their contributions to British Columbia’s communities.
Economic and Community Impact Assessment: Salt Spring Island Farmers Markets: Market in the Park, Tuesday Market (2006)
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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.