Have you met the 2015 We Heart Local Awards Winners yet?

- BySonam Ram



This year, we’ve had the pleasure of promoting the third annual We Heart Local Awards, a project we’re proud to say we’ve been part of since its inception. With a mandate to support local agriculture and a great group of local-loving organizations involved- including the BC Agriculture CouncilTaku Resort & MarinaWine BCBC Association of Farmers’ MarketsBC Dairy AssociationLOCO BCBC Restaurants and Foodservices AssociationTourism Vancouver and Edible Vancouver & Wine Country Magazine – what’s not to love about We Heart Local?

BC’s smaller, tight-knit communities received a lot of love across BC this year! We’re sending a heartfelt congratulations to the following winners:

Favourite Farmers’ Market: Esquimalt Farmers Market’s

Favourite Store to Buy Local: Nature’s Pickin’s’

Favourite Local Meat or Poultry Supplier: Havesome Hogs

Favourite Local Seafood Supplier: Bruce’s Country Market

Favourite Local Cheese Maker: Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

Favourite Local Sweet Treat + Best In Show: Reddy Made Cakes & Supplies

Favourite Local Advocate: Miche Warwick

Favourite Local Winery:Emerald Coast Vineyards

Favourite Local Brewery: Rossland Beer Company

Favourite Local Food Truck: Hotties Foods

Favourite Local U-Pick Farm: Willow View Farms

Favorite Local Orchard/Fruit Supplier: Yellow Point Cranberries

Favourite Local Chef or Restaurant/Cafe: Bluhouse Market & Cafe

Favourite Local Florist or Nursery: The Bloom Bloom Room

Favourite Local Greenhouse or Veggie Grower: Farmship Growers Cooperative