Herb gardens growing popular

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Local restaurants have started a trend of delivering fresh, locally grown herbs to guests as part of the dining experience in Sun Peaks — with an enthusiastic response. Restaurant chefs are utilising their patio space to grow a range of fresh herbs, including basil, thyme, oregano, mint, rosemary, dill, chives, and more. “Our guests love it. They … [Read more...]

Getting to know a farmers’ market favourite

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Offering a wide range of handmade sausages and meats, it’s no surprise Erik’s Sausages and Meats is one of the most popular vendors at the Sun Peaks and Region Farmers’ Market each Sunday. Run by German-born Erik Fuenders, the stall offers customers the whole hog when it comes to sausages — from wieners and bratwurst to pepperoni sticks, and … [Read more...]

Fresh, local and natural

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Summer is upon us and with it comes farmers’ market season. The Sun Peaks and Region Farmers’ Market has been offering local produce, clothing and crafts for seven years to an enthusiastic local community and its international visitors. “I think it’s a great market, it has such a variety of people coming through from all over. Also, we’ve … [Read more...]