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September 15, 2013

Saturday was the opening of a new public market

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located in the ground flood of the recently renovated Hudson’s Bay department store building

it’s a “foodies” paradise

featuring local produce and products

handmade goat and sheep cheese from Salt Spring Island Cheese

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Olive the Senses

has an astounding selection of oils and balsamic vinegar

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of course there is fresh, local produce

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 spices, preserves, seafood, bakery goods, honey

too many to list

and a choice of places to eat

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a demonstration kitchen

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and homemade pie

the decor is industrial and the smells were intoxicating

across the road is the Beehive Wool Shop

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inside – yarn that dreams are made of

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a day of colour and fibre

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  1. September 15, 2013 12:32 pm

    Looks lovely! Another reason to visit Victoria.

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  2. lagriccia permalink
    September 15, 2013 1:30 pm

    Very intriguing, especially the ‘Tuscan herb’!

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    • September 15, 2013 1:47 pm

      Blandina – there were dozens of choices and you could sample all of them, it was impossible to pick a favorite.
      Heather – not everyone was ready for the opening, it is only going to get better.

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  3. September 15, 2013 4:48 pm

    sigh…a bit envious but living (enjoying vicariously)

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    • September 15, 2013 5:55 pm

      Velma – it has been a long time coming to this small city but looks like it will be successful, very well attended and people were excited – me too!

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  4. September 16, 2013 3:51 am

    that’s a really well spent day!

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  5. Marion permalink
    October 11, 2013 12:05 pm

    Hi Jean….that’s my friend Bill in the demonstration kitchen….what a small world

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