Organic Foodie Heaven
Photo by Dave Steers
Posted on Thursday, August 11, 2011
Pemberton is an organic foodie heaven... from events including Araxi Longtable at North Arm Farms & Slow Food Cycle Sunday to the weekly Farmers' Markets & U-Pick opportunities.
Pemberton Food Related Events
Slow Food Cycle Sunday
This annual event is Sea to Sky Corridors' top agri-tourism event. Over 3,000 bike riders are expected to participate in the 2011 summer cycle. Get your bike (or rent one at the Pemberton Bike Co), then tour the Pemberton Meadows Road exploring farms along the way. Slow down and savour the bounty of the Pemberton Valley will lots of locally produced organic products available.
View more Slow Food Cycle Sunday event details. And be sure to check out the Pemberton Pig Party on the Saturday before the Slow Food event or the August Fest Bavarian BBQ & Beer Garden following the Cycle.
Araxi Longtable 2011 Summer Series at North Arm Farm
With dozens of ingredients grown just footsteps from Pemberton's very own Chef James Walt's outdoor kitchen, the Longtable events begin with a reception and farm tour with North Arm Farm's proprietor Jordan Sturdy followed by a 4-course meal featuring the Pemberton Valley's freshest ingredients.
The 2011 Araxi Longtable Summer Series features events on July 30, August 27 and September 11.
Pemberton Farmers' Market
Local Pemberton Farmers' offer the best of their produce including many organic products. The Market runs every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the Pemberton Valley Supermarket located in the Village of Pemberton. The season's last market is on October 5.
Check out the Tourism Pemberton events calendar for the next Farmers' Market date.
Pemberton Dining Opportunities
Several Pemberton restaurants offer savoury menus featuring local ingredients including organic products. Here are a profile of a few.
Mile One Roadside Cafe & Basecamp
The Mile One Roadside Cafe & Basecamp cafe brings the one hundred mile diet to the table. Featuring Pemberton Meadows Natural Beef and other local, organic produce including Across the Creek's organic potatoes.
The veggie wraps and macaroni & cheese continually receive rave reviews.
The Foodlovers Cooking Company
The Foodlovers Cooking Company, located at the Pemberton Valley Vineyard & Inn, cook artisanal foods with local, organic ingredients sourced from the abundant Pemberton Valley.Our Bistro serves lunch & dinner daily with an ever changing menu.
The rural ambience of the Vineyard is nice enough. Add in some mouth watering cooking and you have a winning combination.
Pemberton Distillery Tours
Pemberton Distillery is a family owned artisan distillery in the beautiful Pemberton Valley of BC. Our philosophy is to produce fine, distinctly regional organic spirits that highlight the unique character of the raw ingredients.
Open year round the Distillery offers highly informative Guided Tours that take you behind the scenes at the distillery and offer fascinating insight into the handcrafted production of artisan spirits. Learn more about Pemberton Distillery tour times....