Archive of posts tagged "market"

Vancouver Christmas Market: A German Tradition


Thursday, November 18th, 2010 — 9:40am PDT
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The Vancouver Christmas Market will be popping up on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza November 24th until December 24rd, 2010. In the style of a traditional German Christkindlmarkt, you will be able to experience a full Christmas village with vendors and artisans taking up shop in wooden huts. Lights, decorations, gifts, crafts, a kids market, […]

Farmers Markets: A great way to explore the city, get healthy, and support a good cause


Sunday, June 21st, 2009 — 2:28pm PDT
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The following is a guest post, contributed by Paulo Vallejo of the IStyleU blog. Summer is definitely here. Well, outside of the rain we had this weekend. Nevertheless, shopping at your neighborhood farmers market is a worthwhile activity. What exactly is a farmers market? Essentially, it is a place where local farmers commune to sell […]

100 Mile Challenge in Mission, BC


Monday, April 13th, 2009 — 10:44am PDT
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Based on the best-selling book (and blog) by James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith, the Food Network’s new series, The 100 Mile Challenge, is testing the lifestyle habits of families in Mission, BC. I recently did a write up about the show for E!Online and soon after started counting my own food miles. Photo credit: Roland […]

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