Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Events / Sustainability Jun 23, 2011 Comox Valley Launches 30-Day Local Food Challenge SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestPassports Available June 25 as Registration for the Comox Valley 30-Day Local Food Challenge Gets Started This WeekendJune 25, 2011 (Courtenay, B.C.) – The Comox Valley 30-Day Local Food Challenge kicks off from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Comox Valley Farmer’s Market this Saturday as they begin live registration and passport distribution for what has become one of the largest month-long food festivals in British Columbia.Pick up a passport to more than 40 events this July and register it to be eligible for more than $3,500 in prizes including a trip to the Okanagan as this year’s celebration of the roots of food through the bounty of the Comox Valley gets started.The 2011 Food Challenge includes fabulous Showcase Events such as the Local Libations Cocktail Competition at Old House Restaurant, a tour of the new Shelter Point Distillery in Oyster River, winery tours, canning classes, kids events, food art, jazz and tapas, shellfish celebrations and more.You can pick up passports and register live at Saturday and Wednesday Farmer’s Markets through July 9 as well as at Canada Day celebrations in Lewis Park. Passports are available beginning June 25 at the Comox Valley Visitor’s Information Centre, Seeds Natural Food Market in Cumberland, Beyond The Kitchen Door in downtown Courtenay and Otter’s Kitchen Cove in downtown Comox. Mini passports for people visiting the Valley are also available at local hotels including the Old House Village Hotel, Best Western Plus and Holiday Inn Express, all offering discounted culinary packages during the Food Challenge.The Comox Valley 30-Day Local Food Challenge is an immersive community experience each July that connects people to the agricultural traditions and potential of this region experiencing local food through hands-on activities. Get all of the details at www.eatlocalcomoxvalley.com.Artisan ProductsComox ValleyFood Events 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 EAT Magazine News / Food News January 28, 2021 CITY EATS February | March 2021 If you haven’t yet taken advantage of Victoria’s free local delivery program, Downtown Delivers, you have until February 15 to try it ... Read More Food News / Pantry / Review January 28, 2021 Some Like It Hot — A Hot Sauce Tasting Party A Hot Sauce Tasting Party Gillie Easdon gathered 15 local, house-made hot sauces and four brave souls to taste-test them. It was a mid-October, late ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News December 7, 2020 EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide EAT’s 2020 Gift Guide. Not just for the holidays! Bolen Books Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi ($45.00) Cat’s Meow Trivet ($6.95) Book Seat ... Read More EAT Magazine News / Food News November 30, 2020 CITY EATS December 2020 | January 2021 A new bakery has opened in the Leland building at 2506 Douglas St. Working Culture Bread is serving up naturally leavened sourdough breads, as well ... Read More Food / Food News / Restaurants November 30, 2020 Eating Out—At Home Originally published in EAT Oct|Nov issue. Are you missing those romantic date night dinners, a favourite dish from a local chef, the fluffy ... Read More Breads / Food / How to Cook / Recipes November 27, 2020 Rosemary and Feta Potato Loaf A delicious homemade bread is always a welcome treat that can really set the mood for a good day. This is an approachable recipe to bring to holiday ... Read More Comments are closed.