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Made in Nanaimo Gift Guide for the Holidays

November 22, 2018

The talent we have here on Vancouver Island is astounding. There are 32 registered farmers markets, at least double that for craft markets, and just as many brick and mortar stores on the island. This means shopping local and supporting growers, bakers and makers will be one of the most meaningful and simple things we can do this holiday. I’m Mei, the Co-founder of Vancouver Island Market Ltd, and we have over 200 vendors participating in our 100% local winter market. From beer, wine and spirits all made on the island, to bath and beauty products, jewellery, clothing, baked goods, […]

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Pickin’ Pumpkins at the Patch (in Nanaimo & Region)

October 22, 2015

Hey guys – Kara here! Halloween is just over a week away – have you picked out the perfect pumpkin yet? I have! I took my family with some friends out to McNab’s Farm for a fun little countryside adventure in Yellow Point. We arrived to a beautiful display of pumpkins, squash and other gourds stacked high. They were absolutely beautiful and set the stage for a great photo op. We first decided to wander over to the animals. My 1.5 year old loved the little piggies as they snorted and snuffed and poked their little snouts through the fence. […]

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