April Food & Wine events

1/ Spring arrives in a bag at Harvest's Community Foods

Where: Harvest’s Community Food: 243 Union St, Vancouver

604-682-8851   harvestunion.ca

Looking forward to heart-healthy greens, swiss chard, kale, wild garlic, stinging nettles, fiddle heads and other wholesome ingredients? Check out the Supported Agriculture (CSA) bags which are jam-packed with newly delivered produce sourced from local growers, including a healthy selection from pioneering organic farm, Klippers Organics, all packed into recyclable bags and pre-portioned to serve tw.These bags are like treasure chests filled with good-for-you ingredients some of which might be completely new to customers.

Sign up for multiple-weeks or seasonal delivery to benefit from an evolving parade of goods. Sign up for Harvest's newsletter to place your order and view recipes that incorporate ingredients from each bag. Subscribing to CSA bags ensures people benefit from a steady supply of organic produce packed with flavour and nutrients.

About Klippers Organics: A 40-acre certified organic farm in the Similkameen Valley, is helmed by husband-and-wife team Ken and Annamarie Klippenstein. They are pioneers in the organic farming industry, and firm believers that people in all communities should have access to clean, sustainable food. Klippers actively supports the environment by conserving water and energy, teaching young farmers about conservation practices, and providing customers with healthy produce through farmers markets and local restaurants.

2/ Kung Po and Cabaret anyone?


Where: Wild Rice Restaurant 810 Quayside Drive (River Market), New Westminster  778.397.0028 www.wildricebc.ca

Massey Theatre:  735 Eighth Ave. New Westminster. www.ticketsnw.ca

When:   Now till April 29th


Dinner at Wild Rice, the award-winning modern Chinese restaurant has always been a real treat. Massey Theatre and Wild Rice now join forces to make it happen by offering “Dinner and a show” double-take. Ticket holders of Royal City Musical Theatre’s “Cabaret”, one of the most talked about productions from New West's very own Royal City Musical Theatre (RCMT), will receive a 10% off their food and non alcoholic drinks bill during the run of the show “Cabaret”, If you've never had the opportunity to see an RCMT production, now is the chance Simply present your ticket or ticket stub at Wild Rice during the run of the show to receive the discount.

3/ 7th Annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival


Where: Various locations, Osoyoos, S. Okanagan, BC.

When:  April 18 – 22th.


The very popular Osoyoos Oyster Festival where varieties of oysters from different regions are paired perfectly with the picturesque South Okanagan’s beautiful wines, ciders, beer and spring’s first vegetables! The seventh annual festival offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy outstanding dining experiences showcasing talents of creative local chefs, tastings of oysters from around the world, and glasses brimming with award-winning South Okanagan wines, ciders, beers and spirits.


The five-day line-up consists of devouring oyster tasting events and three big parties: Beach BBQ & Brews, Deep Sea Garden Party, Art of the Pearl Gala. organized by Destination Osoyoos, and five partner events, with plenty of time in between to explore the area.

4/   Parq presents an exclusive evening of fine wine and unique culinary creations


Where: The Victor, 6th floor of the DOUGLAS, Parq Vancouver. 39 Smithe St.

When: Tuesday, April 24th

Info and tickets: victor@parqvancouver.com or by calling 778-370-8600


Featuring winemaker Serge Laville of Spring Valley Vineyard for Originally hailing from France’s Côtes du Rhône region, where Laville studied with famed wine consultant Marie Laure Sylvester who has a minimalist approach to winemaking and an innate understanding of the processes that are required to create each unique taste.


Guests will enjoy five delicious courses, each paired with a wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle and Spring Valley Vineyard, including a red wine risotto, crispy-skin Fraser Valley duck breast with white asparagus, a char-broiled American eye of wagyu ribeye and a blood orange marmalade cheesecake.

Exquisite cuisine at The Victor
Chateaux Ste. Michelle Wines

Spring Valley Vineyard