Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Edibles / Sustainability Aug 1, 2014 Meat of the Matter Dinner SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestA five-course feast of meat to help support Vancouver Island meat producers. From the press releaseThe MatterAs island meat producers strive to provide quality product throughout Vancouver Island, farmers like John & Lorraine Buchanan at Parry Bay Sheep Farm face ever-changing rules and insurance restrictions, all of which gradually eat away at their razor-thin margins. Despite running a successful sheep farm for over 30 years, the challenges presented to farmers like the Buchanans are ever-mounting: delivery & transport cost increase due to insurance increased insurance costs for visits from local children mounting challenges and costs at the meat packing facility they maintain The MeatThis 5 course meal will feature meat from island-bred and grown animals and farmers; hormone-free, grain-fed, free-range chicken, beef, pork and lamb prepared and cooked by some of Vancouver Island’s best culinary minds.With the hopes of raising awareness and supporting our island meat producers, there’s not better way to acknowledge quality island-raised meat than to cook and eat it in a beautiful setting.This event is NOT about just contributing money – we all need to help raise awareness of the bureaucratic challenges that our local producers are facing. Event InformationTICKETS: visit parrybay.eventbrite.caWHERE: in a barn on Parry Bay Sheep Farm, Metchosin, Vancouver IslandWHEN: Thursday August 21 6:00pmWHO’S COOKING: ICC members representing Cafe Brio, Hotel Rialto, Vista 18, Spinnakersfarmersisland chefs Collaborative SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.