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 Beer & Cider / Events / Victoria March 1, 2018 Victoria Beer Week launches its fifth year this weekend Victoria is once again readying itself to host the fifth annual Victoria Beer Week. As locals and beer geeks alike wet their palates for special ... Read More Chefs / Events / Restaurants / Vancouver January 29, 2018 Blue Water Cafe Celebrates Sustainability from the Sea “Unsung Heroes Festival Returns” Vancouver, B.C. (January 29th, 2018) – Take a deep dive with Blue Water Cafe + Raw Bar and discover ... 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 Events / Victoria November 28, 2017 6th Annual Herring Sale to Raise Funds for Fishermen Helping Kids With Cancer Finest At Sea Victoria will see the once a year arrival of 20,000 pounds of fresh herring. This one-day herring sale is a fundraiser for Fishermen ... Read More Events / Victoria November 2, 2017 Poutine With Purpose Everyone can get behind poutine and poutine for a good cause is just too good to pass up. Mealshare hosted Victoria’s inaugural Poutine With ... Read More Events / Sponsored / Victoria November 2, 2017 Tastes and Spirits Sampling Included at the 3rd Annual Victoria MidLife Show Saturday, November 18 at the Victoria Conference Centre The popular Tastes and Spirits sampling areas are back for their third year as part of the Victoria MidLife Show held at the Victoria Conference ... Read More Comments are closed.