Written By Guest Writer Causes / Chefs / Folks / Reporter Mar 2, 2012 Weekly Planner March 2 – 8th SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestFrom the Cowichan Chefs Table 2011 fundraiser for the MS Society. Photos courtesy of the MS SocietyAh March – in a like a lion, out like a lamb. It’s the Flower Count (www.flowercount.com) this week in Victoria so regardless of the weather it’s our opportunity to feel smug about living here. No festivals this weekend but still lots going on.Don’t miss out on this opportunity to try out some of the best restaurants on the Island.Dine around and Stay in Town Victoria is on through March 16th – www.tourismvictoria.com/dineComox Valley Dine Around and Stay Event is on through March 18th. www.discovercomoxvalley.com/promotions/dine_around.htm.Downtown Public Farmer’s Market Saturday 11 AM to 3 PM in Market Square. . I hit the market to pick up some fresh arugula, root vegetables for roasting, local cheese and a fresh baguette and some Smoky Tomato Salsa, it makes my weekend.Local products available include fresh and smoked salmon fillets, dried fruit, preserved goods, chocolate, salt, eggs, meat, produce, pasta, perogies, bread, tortillas, salsa, cheese, donuts, and ice cream www.victoriapublicmarket.com Heads UpWee Tipple Scotch Whiskey Festival in Nanaimo at the Grand Pacific Hotel Friday March 9thhttp://www.harbourliving.ca/event/2012-wee-tipple-scotch-whisky-festivalCowichan Chef’s Table Special Event March 11th at Providence Farm in ChemainusOn March 11th, from 1 PM – 4 PM the Cowichan Chef’s Table will present a fundraiser for the MS Society. This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to sample the best of the Cowichan Valley food scene. The afternoon is a sit down, multi-course culinary feast pairing local foods and BC wines. Dishes will include canapés from the culinary students of VIU, an artisan pork terrine from Bruce’s Kitchen on Saltspring Island and a dish of braised duck and spices from Deerholme Farm to name a few.For information and reservations:http://www.facebook.com/events/236977169724187/www.providencefarm.bc.ca 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 Causes / Wine Events / Wine News November 13, 2020 Belfry’s Crush Fine Wine Auction Goes Online November 30 to December 6 Staff, volunteers and board members from Victoria’s Belfry Theatre have been raiding some of Victoria’s best wine cellars to find rare and ... Read More Causes / Chefs / Events / Victoria August 30, 2019 Mary Ploegsma—The Tattoo Series I It was an unforgettable afternoon. Mary Ploegsma served us David’s Tea’s vanilla chai with sweet local strawberries and chocolate biscuits. The ... 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 Causes / Events / Victoria July 20, 2019 Everyone Belongs in Nature – An Evening with Power To Be July 12th marked the evening of Power To Be’s very first Nature Gala (formerly known as Power to Golf) – a fundraising event full of wonderful ... Read More Causes / Food News / Interesting Locals March 24, 2019 Stillmeadow Farm Presentation to Tom Henry from ICC and Slow Food Vancouver Island Stillmeadow Farm Presentation to Tom Henry from ICC and Slow Food Vancouver Island Present in photo from left to right: Steve Walker-Duncan – ... Read More Causes / Events January 25, 2019 Blue Monday Pop-Up Bar – 100 Proof Blues January can be tough around these parts. In fact, it has come to be so globally known as such, that the third Monday of each January has ... Read More Comments are closed.