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Get Ready, Get Local Vancouver Island – 2015

Name of event: Get Ready, Get Local Vancouver Island

Location: Victoria Conference Centre (720 Douglas Street, Victoria)
Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (4 hours)
Audience: All ages
Type of event: Food
Cost: $5 (under 12 free)
Contact name: Jennifer Freeman
Event Phone: 250-880-1317
Event Email:


Come on down to Get Ready, Get Local, Vancouver Island’s new local food and sustainable agriculture expo!

The event will showcase Vancouver Island food and the farmers, ranchers and fishers that produce it, alongside local food artisans, craft brewers, vintners, recognized chefs, culinary professionals and industry leaders including home food and garden professionals. Capturing the energy and enthusiasm driving the local food movement on Vancouver Island, the expo provides the public with opportunities to "get local" while offering businesses a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with other industry folks and promote to an engaged audience.

In anticipation of the upcoming growing season, Get Ready Get Local offers home and garden workshops, training, and education plus resources to help you or your business connect to local food and sustainable agriculture on Vancouver Island.

Public marketplace 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Industry only reception 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.