Written By Gary Hynes Places Sep 1, 2018 Salt Spring Island SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestAugust 15, 2018The Salt Spring Island Harvest Food and Drink Festival, presented by Country Grocer, will take place during the month of October, 2018. Our Festival brings together farmers, growers, food providers and chefs from Salt Spring Island and Vancouver Island, with vintners, brewers, cideries and beverage providers from neighbouring Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island and Coastal BC – a “100 Mile Diet” Food and Drink Festival! Visit sipandsavoursaltspring.com for details and tickets.During the month of October, local restaurants and farms will be hosting Harvest Dinners where the talent of chefs will combine with locally produced ingredients in a winemakers inspired menu. Restaurants will be encouraged to feature Harvest Food & Drink Festival Inspired Menus with the spotlight on local ingredients, wine and beer offerings. Participating restaurants, prices, wineries and menus to be announced. We are also inviting Southern Gulf Island restaurants to be involved!Some of the marquis events will be: • Salt Spring Apple Festival – September 30th • Thanksgiving Weekend – October 6 – 8th • Sip & Savour Salt Spring – October 13th from 1-4 pm • Salt Spring Ceramics Award Gala – October 13th • World Food Day – October 16th • Halloween Sooktacular – October 31stSip & Savour Salt Spring – Saturday October 13th Your culinary adventure begins with the Salt Spring Saturday Market, where everything is grown, harvested, created and made on Salt Spring Island. With the bounty of the Fall Harvest upon us, the Market with be brimming with fresh, local fruit, vegetables and grains grown in our unique micro-climate. The Market opens at 9:00 am and is located in Ganges Village’s Centennial Park.On Saturday from 1 to 4 pm, the Salt Spring Farmer’s Institute will be transformed into a fabulous Sip & Savour Salt Spring Grazing Experience as visitors will sip fine beverages from the Gulf Islands, Vancouver Island and BC, and savour samples of delicious local and regional foods prepared by local chefs and food producers. Early Bird Tickets are $55 and $65 after October 15th or at the door. Tickets are available at sipandsavoursaltspring.com or at the SSI Chamber office. Part proceeds will go towards the Gulf Islands Secondary School Culinary Program, supporting local food education.On Saturday evening, various locations will be hosting Harvest Dinners featuring live music and great food to keep you entertained. Also included is the Closing Gala of the Salt Spring Ceramics Awards. Through the weekend, restaurants will be also hosting long table Harvest Brunch and Dinner events with a focus on the local bounty of the Islands. Plan your trip on saltspringtourism.comFor further information, please contact: Janet Clouston – 250.537.4223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org festivaloctobersaltspring islandSSI SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Gary Hynes Gary Hynes, a writer and photographer, founded EAT magazine in 1998 and is its editor and chief paperboy. He studied Electronic Music with Samuel Dolan at Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music, Audio Recording Technology at ... Read More You may also like Shops / Victoria March 7, 2018 Beyond The Food Court: Fujiya From tuna sashimi to instant ramen, Japanese cuisine thrives in Western Canada. Victorians experience few barriers in accessibility to original ... Read More Restaurants / Sponsored February 23, 2018 6 Dishes You Have To Try in 2018 Do you consider yourself a foodie? If trying out new dishes is one of your favorite things to do, this article is for you. We’ll explore some of ... Read More Chefs / Events January 25, 2018 Wine, Beer, Foodie and Fun-lovers Celebrate Parksville Uncorked It’s time to raise your glass and toast the exceptional wines, beers, ciders and cuisine of British Columbia at the 10th annual Parksville Uncorked ... Read More Travel / Wine Travel January 8, 2018 COWICHAN: Vancouver Island’s Food, Wine & Cultural Heartland On your drive to Tofino, you’ll pass through Cowichan. Road tripping Up Island? Sure, you’ll have to go through Cowichan. ... Read More First Look / Restaurants / Victoria January 3, 2018 Pierogi Power at Sült Pierogi Bar “Sült” has etymological roots across Europe. In Gaelic, it refers to pork fat or a dish made of it. In Hungarian, it translates to “fried” ... Read More First Look December 8, 2017 Stoked Wood Fired Pizzeria Stoked Wood Fired Pizzeria, 2908 Tieulie Place, Shirley, BC, 778-528-3473, stokedwoodfiredpizzeria.com For surfers, still chilled to the ... Read More Comments are closed.