Written By Cynthia Annett-Hynes Edibles / Food Events Apr 19, 2011 Time To Wake Up The Orchard SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterestfrom the press release – image: the orchard at Sea CiderSea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse continues to revive a centuries-old tradition with its 3rd annual Winter Wassail Celebration on January 16, 2011. The general public is invited to this community event to enjoy hot cider, winter-inspired food, cidery tours and much merriment!Performances throughout the day by the Island Thyme Morris Dancers and the Quicksbottom Morris Men, and owner Kristen Jordan will be hosting cidery tours every half hour.Guests will be greeted with complimentary samples of Sea Ciders own hot mulled ciders. Truffles Catering will have delectable savoury & sweet foodstuffs on offer.The Wassail is an old English practice held in cider making regions to awaken the orchard from slumber and to ensure an abundant harvest for the coming year. Click here for more information on the Wassail tradition.Open since 2007, Sea Cider is a certified organic farm and ciderhouse located 15 minutes north of Victoria on the Saanich Peninsula. “Apple tree, apple treeWe all come to wassail thee.Bear this year, and next yearTo bloom and toBlow hats full, caps fullThree-cornered sacks full.Hip, hip, hip hurrahHoller biys, holler hurrah!” Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse2487 Mt. St. Michael RoadSaanichton, BC V8M 1T7www.seacider.ca250 544 firstname.lastname@example.orgCiderfestivalsVancouver Island eventsVancouver Island Festivals SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Cynthia Annett-Hynes ... Read More You may also like Bar / Recipes February 27, 2020 Kuma Bitters For those who can’t be bothered to finesse and monitor the blending process of the three-jar method written about in March| April’s Bar 101, here ... Read More 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 Comments are closed.