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 News October 1, 2019 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale Rancho Vignola – New Crop Nuts & Dried Fruit is hosting its annual Vancouver Island Harvest Sale on November 29th and 30th at ... Read More Food Events / Food News September 18, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-Island & Tofino September|October 2019 The Buzz Up-Island It’s high time for festival season! I anticipate this time of the year all year long when fresh produce is in abundance, ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Food Heroes / Sustainability August 30, 2019 An Evening with Chef Ned Bell and Ocean Wise On August 20, 2019, Ocean Wise and Eagle Wing Whale and Wildlife Watching Tours teamed up to present the first in a series of speaker events in ... Read More 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 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 Comments are closed.