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5 Unique Vendors to check out at the Westside Community Food Market

5 Unique Vendors to check out at the Westside Community Food Market

Food has been and always will be a central part of what a ‘Vancouverite’ is, and the Westside Community Food Market, presented by Kits House and the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC), is intent on making locally and sustainably produced food more accessible just for YOU! Get excited, since not only does each market feature vendors selling economical, local and organic produce, but also baked goods, jewelry, and more! Below, we’ve highlighted 5 local vendors that you should definitely consider checking out. Crow & Co. Crow & Co. is a small-scale urban flower farm in Kitsilano. Their flowers are grown sustainably and seasonally. They will be selling their flowers on Jun 29, Aug 3, Aug 10, Aug 17, Aug 24, Aug 31, Sept 7, Sept 14. Charmmala Charmmala sells beautiful, hand-crafted, spiritually-inspired jewelry for healing, protection, mantra chanting and beauty. These fantastic products will be available every Thursday from June 29th to Sept. 14th! Trinity’s Tea Trinity’s Tea Creations makes premium quality tea concentrates that can be enjoyed hot or cold. Not only does it taste fantastic, but is also great for indigestion, colds, and sore throats. These delicious drinks can be purchased on Jun 29, Jul 13, Jul 27, Aug 10, Aug 31, Sept 7. Turtle Leather As a Kitsilano local, Turtle Leather designs, cuts, tools, carves, stamps, sews, dyes, and finished leather goods all by hand using cow hide. You will be able to find these unique and fantastic leather products on Jul 6, Jul 20, Aug 10, Aug 17, Aug 31, Sept 7. Flourish Bakeshop Flourish Bakeshop creates decadent treats using natural, local and, where possible,...
10 Events & Workshops in Kits You Gotta Check Out this Summer

10 Events & Workshops in Kits You Gotta Check Out this Summer

Get involved in the Community and partake in these upcoming free events! From Neighbourhood Small Grant workshops to festivals – Kitsilano is going to be a bustling place. Make sure to keep an eye out for our Kits House booths at the various festivals too so you can swing by and say hello! 1. Free Yoga at Kits Beach If you’re a Vancouverite then you might just be into yoga, and it doesn’t get much more “Vancouver” than free yoga on the beach! Check out NSG grantee Rebecca’s Free Yoga at Kits Beach project, funded by Vancouver Foundation and administered by Kits House Where | 1015 Maple St When | June 1 – August 31 Website | Free Yoga Schedule 2. Grow a Herb Garden (Free Workshop) Learn to grow a herb tea garden and make your very own blends with Keiko’s NSG workshop! Harvest your herbs on June 26th and join in on a tea & tasting party on July 13th! *Funded by Vancouver Foundation and administered by Kits House Where | 6942 Churchill St When | Monday June 26th, 4pm – 6pm Website | Poster 3. Khatsalano Street Party Preserve the true spirit of West 4th and join in on the creative, laid-back experience of the Khatsalano festival featuring multiple stages, artisans, street performers and more! Kits House will be partnering up with Vancity for some fun Hula-Hooping near the stage and in the kid zone with awesome carnival games and prizes! Where | on West 4th, between Burrard and MacDonald When | Saturday July 8, 11am – 9pm Website | Khatsalano Website 4. Raw Food Lesson for Youth (Free Workshop) Calling all youth! Learn to make a...