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 email@example.comCiderfestivalsVancouver Island eventsVancouver Island Festivals 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.