Written By Guest Writer Events / Places / Vancouver Mar 7, 2014 COMING UP: Salt Spring in the City (March 14-16) SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest“A Piece of Bohemia comes to Vancouver March 14 to 16From the press releaseVancouver, BC — Vancouverites are about to discover what countless visitors from around the world already know. Salt Spring Island is B.C.’s worst kept secret, and finest treasure. For the first time ever, on March 14-16, Salt Spring in the City will bring the island’s bohemian lifestyle and fresh finds from its hottest artisans to Vancouver’s Heritage Hall (15th & Main). From the modern to the rustic, chic to traditional — with over 30 unique brands to discover, there’s something for everyone!Nestled in the Strait of Georgia, between mainland British Columbia and Vancouver Island, Salt Spring Island is the largest and most visited of the Gulf Islands. It is particularly renown for its artisans, ranging from jewelers, to potters, clothing designers, painters, wine-makers, candle-makers, cheese-makers, preserve-makers, woodworkers, sculptors, writers, musicians, and even poets. Their creative talents are influenced and inspired by the island and they have come together to bring that distinct flavour to Vancouver.This March, Vancouverites will be let in on the secret and have a unique opportunity to discover the best of what the island has to offer in an indoor environment. But Salt Spring in the City is more than just a market, it is an artist-ran collaboration. Many of them exclusive to the island, the eclectic group of artisans to be showcased includes both craft and food artisans.In the mood for something edible? Why not try small batch preserves from Salt Spring Kitchen Co., or a natural treat from Organic Gaia Foods ? You can also pick up a fine artisan vinegars from Salt Spring Savouries and East-meets-West spices from Monsoon Coast Trading Company. Thirsty? Pay a visit to Mt. Maxwell Coffee Roasters for their exceptional quality small batch, hand-roasted organic coffee. Monsoon Spice owner Andrea with undercover EAT rep SusanSalt Spring in the City will take over Heritage Hall (3102 Main Street). Doors open on Friday, March 14, 4:00-9:00PM, Saturday, March 15, 10:00AM to 8:00PM, and on Sunday, March 16, from 10:00AM to 5:00PM. Admission is $2 for adults, and $1 for kids — with all proceeds going to Save-On-Meats’ Sandwich Token Program, which helps those in need. For more information visit: Salt Spring in the City or check out Salt Spring in the City on Facebook:Salt Spring in the City. The secret’s out. For more on Monsoon Coast read the the article in EATFood Eventsfood Salt Spring IslandVancouver SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Awards / Drink People / Events / Wine Events / Wine News October 15, 2020 SOMM SMACKDOWN—Rumble at Aura Waterfront Restaurant Strange, interesting, and wonderful things can happen in odd times, and there is no stranger time than now, but something needed to be done to pay ... Read More Beer / Beer & Cider / Drink / Events March 2, 2020 Victoria Beer Week March 6 – 14 Victoria Beer Week returns March 6-14 with 19 different events held in venues around Victoria. This 7th annual festival of craft beer offers ... Read More Events / Food & Wine Pairing / Food Events / Places / Victoria February 25, 2020 Pacific Northwest Wine Dinner: Canoe Brewpub & Unsworth Vineyards Multi-award winning Unsworth Vineyards and Canoe’s Chef Kyle Dampsy joined forces on Wednesday, February 19, in Canoe’s upstairs Dining ... Read More Beer / Events / Food Events / Places / Spirits / Victoria February 25, 2020 11th Annual Island Beer and Spirits Festival The Strathcona Hotel has long brought together BC brewers and distillers in its multiple taprooms but rarely is the brewing craft celebrated so much ... Read More Beer & Cider / Events / Food Events / Places / Victoria November 17, 2019 Canoe Brewpub’s Eighth Annual Winterbrau Festival 2019 Beer brewers from across the island and the lower mainland gathered in the lofty wooden halls of Canoe Brewpub over November 9 and 10 for the eighth ... Read More Events October 30, 2019 Eat the Future Victoria’s food community came together this week at Boom + Batten restaurant for Eat the Future, a tasty event to raise money for future chefs ... Read More Comments are closed.