Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Family / Food Events / One ingredient Sep 30, 2011 Salt Spring Island Hosts 13th Annual Apple Festival SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestLocals like to refer to Salt Spring Island as “Apple Heaven”, and this weekend is the time to find out why.On Friday, Sept 30, Seattle apple expert, Dr. Bob Norton, will be giving a talk on 50 Years of Growing Apples. The event takes place at the Lions Hall at 7 PM.Saturday is a prep day to get last minute details in place and get the Apple Collection at Fulford set up. Organizers are hoping to top 300 varieties, all arranged alphabetically, and all grown organically on Salt Spring Island. To view a time lapse of last year’s set-up, you can visit the Salt Spring Island You tube Channel here.On Sunday, Oct 2, the island is hosting the 13th Annual Apple Festival. Sixteen farms are participating this year, from the Burton’s , Apple Luscious Organic Orchard, (a wild orchard) to the Beddis Castle (a beautifully manicured waterfront estate, where deer wander freely through the property).For more information on Apple Festival, click here. ApplesFood FestivalsOne IngredientSalt Spring Island 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 Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Main course / Recipes February 2, 2019 Fragrant Rice and Chicken Curry Recipe From the 2019 January | February Issue Serves 6-8 A combination of spicy, salty and savoury with just a touch of sweet, a good curry is one of my ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Get Fresh January 18, 2018 Delicious Citrus “Citrus’s naughty by nature proclivities ensure an ever-expanding family tree.” It’s funny isn’t it, that flavours as zippy and ... Read More Sponsored / The Big Picture January 10, 2018 New Year, New Trends! Our 2018 Predictions From working closely with hundreds of chefs and restaurants across North America over the past 6 years, there’s no doubt that we pick up a thing or ... Read More Preserves / Sponsored October 13, 2017 Bonne Maman Partners with Toronto Shops for a Special Tasty Offering Ready to spread some joy throughout the GTA, jam producer Bonne Maman has partnered up with top artisan shops across Toronto for the 1st annual JAM ... Read More Comments are closed.