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Trout Lake Market turns 20

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I’ve been taking some time away from blogging to work on some other projects, but the 20th anniversary of the Vancouver Farmers’ Markets deserves some celebration. It is hard to imagine how much has changed in Vancouver’s food scene since 1994. At the time there was no mechanism for direct sales in Vancouver, and so the small band of farmers, …

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Grand opening of the Victoria Public Market

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The much anticipated opening of the new Victoria Public Market was greeted this morning by a large and enthusiastic crowd. The space on the main floor of the old Hudson’s Bay building is gorgeous, and even though not all of the vendors were ready to open the taste of things to come was very promising. The upper floors of the …

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Vancouver Winter Farmer’s Market

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It may still be winter, but the days are rapidly getting longer and Spring isn’t far off. For cooped up Vancouverites desperate to get outside, the Winter Farmer’s Market at Nat Bailey Stadium is a nice place to get psyched up for Spring. I headed over last weekend to remind myself that a winter farmer’s market can have a lot …

Read my paper: Open source publishing and academia

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I just published a paper I’m rather proud of that sums up three years of work documenting Marché Atwater in Montreal. The paper is full of photos and starts setting out some of my theory on seasonality and Canadian cuisine, and describes my evolving relationship with photographic methodologies. But what makes this article interesting, and what makes it warrant a …