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Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 — 2:34pm PDT
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One of my favourite places on the planet is bringing its talented artisans to Vancouver in March and I couldn’t be more excited. Salt Spring in the City will take place March 14th to March 16th at Heritage Hall on Main Street and will showcase the hottest artisans from this stunning island with over 30 unique brands to discover. From the modern to the rustic, chic to traditional — there will be something for everyone.


Where Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver
When Friday, March 14, 2014 from 9:00am to 4:00pm; Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 10:00am to 8:00pm; Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tickets $2 Adults $1 Kids. FREE for babes in arms. All admission proceeds will be donated to the Save on Meats Token program.

Salt Spring’s artists’ creative talents are influenced and inspired by the island and for the first time we are coming together to bring that distinct flavour to Vancouver. Visitors to the show will have a unique opportunity to discover the best of what the island has to offer, as well as win an exciting array of prizes. Salt Spring in the City is more than just a market; it is an artist-run collaboration. We invite you to come and be a part of this dynamic and engaging show.

It’s hard to put into words how John and I feel about Salt Spring Island but every time we visit, and I do a write-up about our adventures, I certainly try to express how this magical place makes us feel. The bucolic island bursts with natural inspiration, from sheep gathering in a pasture to twisted Arbutus trees clinging to cliffs along rocky shores. You can completely disconnect — spending all day curled up by a fireplace or hiking past fairy doors in the forest — or you can head into the village and try the latest cocktail creations and catch a game on the big screen while sipping a local brew.

Ruckle Provincial Park

Artistic talent abounds and is celebrated everywhere you look. We are very lucky to have but a sampling of what this place has to offer, right here at the Salt Spring in the City event.

Salt Spring in the City Giveaway

While the island is coming to the city, I have a unique opportunity to take you to the island. Salt Spring in the City has put together an amazingly romantic getaway package — valued at over $600! — for one lucky Miss604 reader to win:

Salt Spring Artisan Gift Basket
A fresh flower wreath from Odette Graham Florist ($75)
A Cherry Blossom bamboo fleece poncho ($126)
Bee Wax Works candles ($50)
Salt Spring Kitchen Company jam ($50)
Julie MacKinnon Ceramics vase ($30)
Boogaloo Bubbywear art ($40)
Ultimate Date Night Getaway
A Quarrystone B&B on Salt Spring ultimate date night stay featuring one night’s accommodation for two in your preferred room type, a full four course gourmet country breakfast for two, a $75 gift certificate to The Oystercatcher Seafood Bar and Grill, a bottle of wine or champagne with hand-dipped chocolate strawberries, fresh flowers and candles for your room.

I will be incredibly jealous of whomever gets to take home this amazing prize! Here’s how you can enter to win the entire giveaway package:

RT to enter to win an ultimate @SaltSpringnCity giveaway from @Miss604

I will draw one lucky winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Follow Salt Spring in the City on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram to learn more. Download the free Hello Salt Spring mobile app when you’re heading to the island as well.

Must be 19+. Prize package does not include transportation to/from Salt Spring Island. Based on availability, some restrictions may apply.

Update The winner is Jarrah!

Current contests on


  1. Jacklynn says:

    Monster Lab

  2. Teresa says:

    This does sound like a fabulous prize package! I’m looking forward to checking out Salt Spring Wool Arts, along with the rest of the artisans, at Heritage Hall.

  3. dali says:

    Bees Wax Works
    –Home Décor

  4. Caitlin says:

    Fever Tree

  5. Cliff says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  6. Brenda says:

    Monsoon Coast Trading Co.

  7. Carole M says:

    Thrive Lifestyle

  8. Bob says:

    Would love to win this.

    Boogaloo Bubbywear

  9. Charlotte says:

    Bees Wax Works

  10. Katie says:

    Bees wax works

  11. maggie says:

    Island Soap Co.

  12. Gary says:

    Bees Wax Works

  13. Sabrina says:

    Fever Tree – would be fun to visit – love home decor stuff!

  14. maria says:

    Island Soap Co

  15. Ruth says:

    Two Monkeys Design 🙂

  16. Anne says:

    Hawk and Owl Jewellery

  17. Sharmia says:

    Come out an see Anna Gustafson’s talented artisan work @ Salt Spring Island.

  18. Alex says:

    Monsoon Coast Trading Co.

  19. Nancy says:

    Awesome contest! Let’s go with Saltspring Kitchen Co.!

  20. Sylvia says:

    Monster Lab

  21. Monique says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  22. jae says:

    Cherry Blossom

  23. Ryan says:

    Odette Graham

  24. Am says:

    Monsoon Coast Trading Company – love their spices!

  25. Jane says:

    Cherry Blossom

  26. Rrej says:

    Monster lab, i love salt spring!

  27. Cindy Sale says:

    Food, food, food….Salt Spring Savouries

  28. Kari Winfield says:

    Odette Graham. I love SSI too!!

  29. Iris @muckymoo says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  30. shannon says:

    Bees Wax Works

  31. Cait says:

    Saltspring Kitchen Co.

  32. Angela Mitchell says:

    Bees Wax Works:)

  33. Kara says:

    Gallery 8
    Looks fun! Thanks for sharing!

  34. Erlinda says:

    Salt Spring Island Candie Co.

  35. Island Soap Co – I would love to visit Salt Spring Island!

  36. Bonnie R says:

    Bees Wax Works. What an amazing prize pack!!

  37. Pat B says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  38. kaykay says:

    Fever Tree

  39. zaelia says:

    Love exploring all the talented artisans and artists. Good luck everyone, but I’m really hoping I win. Need a retreat and l♥ve Salt Spring! Melinda Divers has captured some incredible images of the island environs.

  40. Anna says:

    I’d like to see salt spring wool arts!

  41. Leanne M says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  42. Vicki says:

    Figs N’ Honey

  43. Amy says:

    Cherry Blossom

  44. Vania says:

    Saw the website of Ulrieke Benner and loved everything! Never been to Salt Spring, just that alone would be great, let alone the whole prize! That would be oh-so-awesome!

  45. Maryanne says:

    Monster lab!!

  46. Sue says:


  47. Laura says:

    Bees Wax Works!
    Thanks for this incredible opportunity! Would be soooo nice

  48. Sandy T says:

    Stefanie Denz

  49. Jeannie says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  50. Tracy says:

    Bees Wax Works

  51. D G says:

    Bee Wax Works!

  52. Jas says:

    Bees Wax Works

  53. Gord says:

    Bee Wax Works 🙂

  54. Michelle says:

    julie mackinnon ceramics

  55. Vikki Stevenson says:

    Erin Morris pottery – I bought one of her bowls last summer and still haven’t decided which lucky person I will give it to!

  56. Mary W says:

    Cherry blossom

  57. Sharylin says:

    Ulrieke Benner ~ textile artist and designer

  58. chista says:

    salt spring kitchen co

  59. Karen B says:

    Bee Wax Works!! Thanks a bunch!

  60. Ron Smith says:

    Cherry Blossom

  61. Gina says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  62. Michelle W says:

    Bohemian Arts! 🙂

  63. Carrie G says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.
    Fingers crossed
    I’d love to win, I’ve never been!

  64. Angela says:

    Odette Graham Florist!

  65. tila says:

    bee wax works

  66. Maia says:

    Erin Morris Ceramics. Lovely stuff.

  67. Tracy says:

    Figs N’ Honey

    Amazing prize!

  68. Cathy says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters!! Can never go wrong with finding new yummy coffee!!

  69. Taylor says:

    Bees Wax Works! Lovely giveaway

  70. Janet Kong says:

    Fever Tree

  71. Sacred Mountain Lavender

    I love visiting Salt Spring Island. I agree with you, there is something magical about the island.

  72. Steffani Cameron says:

    Ooooh! Salt Spring is spiffy. I want the Cherry Blossom bamboo fleece poncho. 🙂

  73. Stephanie says:

    Odette Graham. Never been to Salt Spring and would love this opportunity to go.

  74. Cathy says:

    Odette graham

  75. Jenny L says:

    Island Soap Co! Tami is the best.

  76. Sandy says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  77. Robyn says:

    Bees Wax Works. This prize sounds lovely!

  78. Keri Coles says:

    Sacred Mountain Lavender
    I love going to the farm when the lavender is in bloom!
    Thanks for this opportunity!

  79. Ai says:

    Fever Tree

  80. Jen R says:

    Fever Tree!

  81. Ciara says:

    Julie MacKinnon ❤

  82. lori b says:

    island soap company

  83. Crystal says:

    Quarrystone B & B! Would love to go!It’s beautiful

  84. Gerald says:

    I love my spices from Monsoon Coast Trading Co. Look forward to stocking up.

  85. Amy says:

    Cherry Blossom!

  86. Sarah C says:

    Sacred Mountain Lavender. Thanks for putting on this amazing giveaway.

  87. Sanaz says:

    Julie MacKinnon Ceramics

  88. Kathy says:

    Looking forward to event. Blue Horse Gallery sculpture sounds awesome.

  89. Kam says:

    Organic Gaia Foods! Awesome giveaway!!!!

  90. lindawwww says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  91. Debbie F says:

    Salt Spring Wooden Toys

  92. Greg says:

    Elf Leatherworks

  93. Linda Anderson says:

    What a dream prize. Would love to win this treat!

  94. wenxiao says:

    End of her Rope

  95. Lauren says:

    Two Monkeys Design

  96. Iain M says:

    Island Soap Co!

  97. Valerie says:

    Salt Spring Savouries!!!

  98. Elizabeth B says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co!

  99. Yasumom says:

    End of her Rope

  100. Ruth says:

    Salt Spring Wooden Toys. I’d love to win this prize and take my husband away for an amazing weekend on Salt Spring Island!

  101. jeanie says:

    Salt Spring Wooden Toys =D

  102. tania says:

    Bees Wax Works

  103. rino says:

    Island Soap Co!

  104. YASMIN HALL says:

    Such a lovely prize! I have never been there before, heard it is beautiful! I would love to visit Bee Wax Works among other local artisans.Good luck everyone : )

  105. Mike says:

    Monsoon Coast Trading Co…would love to check out Salt Spring Island!

  106. Linda says:

    What a prize pack! Erin Morris Ceramics.

  107. D says:

    Thrive Lifestyle! Wonderfully curated store and charming owners.

  108. Erica says:

    Bohemians Art

  109. Chrissy says:

    Monster Lab

  110. Belinda says:

    Bee Wax Works 🙂

  111. Janet says:

    Cherry Blossom

  112. jan says:

    Two Monkeys Design

  113. Justine says:

    What an awesome prize! Monster Lab!!!

  114. DenB says:

    Elf Leatherworks

  115. SYLVIA F says:

    Salt Spring Tourism! I would LOVE to visit this fantastic island!

  116. jan says:

    Salt Spring Wool Arts

  117. Jen says:

    Monster Lab – love their stuffies!

  118. Rebecca says:

    Bee wax Works

  119. Darwin says:

    Fever Tree

  120. Jacqui says:

    I would be beyond thrilled to win this prize. Love that they are coming to the city to give us a taste of their local treasures!! Fave would be Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters ❤️

  121. Catherine says:

    Fever Tree

  122. Andy C. says:

    Evelyn Russell

  123. Kate says:

    I really like the shampoo from Sacred Mountain Lavender.

  124. Mike Gismondi says:

    Monster Lab

  125. Angela Griffin says:

    Bees wax works

  126. Linda Lalonde says:

    Sounds relaxing!

  127. Linda Lalonde says:

    Bees Wax Works

  128. Kelsey W says:

    Cherry Blossom

  129. Peter Khoo says:

    Blue Horse Gallery!

  130. Misty G says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co. ! What an amazing prize. Salt Spring is one of my fave places too 🙂

  131. Clare tea says:

    Mount maxwell coffee roasters

  132. Aimee M says:

    End of Her Rope

  133. Jeremy V says:

    Bees Wax Works

  134. Natalie G says:

    Monster Lab

    They are one of my fave on the island, we love the monsters each of my sons have! Thanks for this giveaway it would be so amazing to win! (I posted on Twitter also!)

  135. Deb says:

    Monsoon Coast Trading Co.

  136. nathan says:

    Saltspring Kitchen Co! Woot Woot!

  137. carly says:

    Salt Spring Island Candle Co.

  138. Shirley says:

    Bees Wax Works

  139. Shelley says:

    Fever Tree

  140. Judy says:

    I love Fig & Honey creams and oils. My daughter gave me some for my birthday, so fresh and natural

  141. Marianne says:

    Cherry Blossom

  142. Vicki says:

    Island Soap Co. Mmmmm…..

  143. Dan says:

    Bee wax work

  144. Amy says:

    Dom’s Naturals!

  145. Tamara Davidson says:

    Quarry Stone House –Catering/Event Planning

    Thanks for the opportunity to win a great prize! We could so use a romantic getaway! I tweeted also:-)

  146. Jeff S says:

    Bees Wax Works

  147. Leslie C says:

    I love Cherry Blossom Clothing !

  148. Duncan says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters!

  149. Dustin says:

    Put me in the draw and good luck to me!!!

  150. Sarah says:

    Salt Spring Savouries

    Great contest! I visited Salt Spring when I first moved to Vancouver, and it was such a relaxing experience!

  151. N. Stoiber says:

    Cherry Blossom. Love!

  152. Lor says:

    Island Soap Co.

  153. weerockwhisky says:

    Monsoon Coast Trading by Andrea LeBorgne (a Wee Rock Member)!

  154. Gazza says:

    Cherry Blossom

  155. Cindy KS says:

    Bee Waxs Worth

  156. Shannon says:

    I’m so excited to get more soap from island soap co from this. Thanks for the info!

  157. Julie says:

    cherry blossom

  158. Sundeep A says:

    Bees wax works! This is just fantastic!

  159. Stephanie says:

    Oooh Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters!

  160. Nicole P says:

    Bees Wax Works

  161. Barbara says:

    Love my ring from Hawk & Owl….looking forward to see what he’s bringing to Heritage Hall.

  162. Rajveer Chohan says:

    a) Totally need this in my life!
    b) Tourism Salt Spring!

  163. Alice says:

    Elf Leatherworks. Looking forward to this so much!

  164. Tomah says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters…

  165. Elaine Deng says:

    Quarry Stone House
    –Catering/Event Planning

  166. Sharon says:

    Two Monkeys Design

  167. Dawne Maierhoffer says:

    Cherry Blossom

  168. Fiona says:

    Bee wax works! Love salt spring island !

  169. David says:

    Bees Wax Works; great products!

  170. dean says:

    Hawk and Owl Jewellery

  171. Mike Robertson says:

    Salt Spring Kithen Company

  172. MS says:

    Figs N’ Honey

  173. Jennifer M. says:

    Erin Morris Ceramics!

  174. Teresa K says:

    Bees Wax Works

  175. Mary says:

    Bees Wax Works
    –Home Décor

  176. Marc says:

    Believe it or not, but the only island we haven’t been too yet! looks like a beautiful getaway!

  177. Radhika Khan says:

    Organic Gaia Foods

  178. Lovely contest. Amazing island. I’m looking forward to checking out the Island Soap Co. Love any bath and body products naturally sourced and made!

  179. Lise says:

    Sacred Mountain Lavender. Lavender is sooooo soothing.

  180. Donna L says:

    Bees wax works. Thanks for the awesome contest!

  181. Lori says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  182. Jennifer says:

    Salt Spring Wooden Toys

  183. Rachel says:

    Bees Wax Works

  184. Darcy says:

    Cherry Blossom

  185. Jennifer says:

    Hawk and Owl Jewellery

  186. Diana says:

    This sounds AMAZING!

    Blue Horse Gallery

  187. Melissa Evans says:

    ..What a wonderful prize to be won! Bees Wax Works….amazing company 🙂

  188. P. says:

    Salt Spring Island Candle Co.

  189. Sharon says:

    Bees Wax Works

  190. Ariel Chiu says:

    bees wax works!

  191. Sherry F says:

    Erin Morris has some beautiful ceramics. Hope you pick me!

  192. Kathleen Thom says:

    Alvaro Sanchez

  193. Wendy K says:

    Dom’s Naturals

  194. Heidi says:

    Figs N’ Honey

  195. Caterina says:

    Island Soap Co.

  196. Ruby BB says:

    Two Monkeys Design

  197. Randy B says:

    Salt Spring Savouries

  198. Trevor Patterson says:

    Julie MacKinnon Ceramics

  199. tammy says:

    Two Monkeys Design! 🙂

  200. Jess says:

    Such an amazing prize!
    Bees wax works

  201. Elisabeth Forsaa says:

    Cherry Blossom 🙂 I love my dress from them!

  202. Christine N. says:

    Fever tree!

  203. Andy james says:

    Bee Wax Works!!

  204. Lindsay Thompson says:

    Ooooh you have no idea how much this would mean at this time……..Thanks so much for providing such an awesome experience in such an amazing place. Oh an salt spring island candle co…….

  205. Debby Baker says:

    Bees Wax Works

  206. Mike L says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Company

  207. Michelle says:

    Salt Spring Tweed

  208. Stotes says:

    Salt Spring Savouries!

  209. Lily says:

    Hawk and Owl Jewellery!

  210. Katy says:

    I love Monster Lab’s little creations!

  211. Mark says:

    Island Soap Co.

  212. Susan Declerck says:

    Cherry Blossom

  213. Hannah says:

    Bees Wax Works

  214. Jayme says:

    Figs N’ Honey

  215. Wally says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  216. Jennifer says:

    My fav lavender farm will be there: Sacred Mountain Lavender!! Sooo soothing 🙂

  217. Kevin says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  218. Jen says:

    Fever Tree is one of the artisans! Salt Spring is such an amazing getaway, I’d love to win!

  219. Jeremy says:

    Island Soap Co. and the make great products!

  220. Ana says:

    Organic Gaia Foods

  221. stacey says:

    Island Soap!

  222. kim says:

    Bees Wax Works

  223. Ann says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co. This would be a great retirement treat for my husband. Thank you for the opportunity.

  224. Tom says:

    Bee Wax Works

  225. Jarrah says:

    Monster Lab

  226. Lauren F says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Company

  227. Chris says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Company

  228. Luc says:

    Bee Wax Works

  229. Adelina says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Co.

  230. Jasmin says:

    Julie MacKinnon Ceramics
    I enjoy morning coffee out of one of her fantastic wonky mugs each day.

  231. Jackie says:

    bees wax works

  232. Erin W says:

    Elf Leatherworks sounds awesome!

  233. Erica M says:

    Bees Wax Works
    –Home Décor

  234. Meline says:

    Figs N’ Honey

  235. L.J Lawton says:

    Bees Wax Works. This would be a honey of a prize!!

  236. Lau says:

    Two Monkeys Design

  237. Andrew Forsyth says:

    Fever Tree

  238. Michelle Wong says:

    Two Monkeys Design 🙂

  239. Michelle says:

    SaltSpring Wool Arts!!! Oh yeah!

  240. Hiker_Steve says:

    Mount Maxwell Coffee Roasters

  241. Rosemary says:

    Looking forward to checking out Hawk and Owl Jewellery!

  242. Branka says:

    Two Monkeys Design. Would love to win. Good luck everyone.

  243. Melissa says:

    Two Monkeys Design

  244. Joanne says:

    Erin Morris Ceramics

  245. Christina says:

    Tourism Salt Spring!

    Beautiful place and would love to get to know it better!

  246. Melanie says:

    Alvaro Sanchez

  247. Jaycee Clarkson says:

    Sacred Mountain Lavender
    –Food/Bath & Body Care

    Lavender is my favourite…

  248. Chris C says:

    Salt Spring Savouries

  249. Linda says:

    Salt Spring Kitchen Company

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