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First, your soundtrack for the following post: And now, a special announcement from Michael McCarthy of the Province: Pemberton is heaven for food lovers. In an feature in today’s paper, McCarthy recounts the strange conundrum of Pemberton: a rustic agricultural outpost that is becoming a destination for the food-savvy, for those who appreciate wild rose … Read more
Pemberton, BC, is hogging the headlines this summer, and that’s okay. Seattle’s Dan Kostrzewski features the Slow Food Cycle ride (alongside Dave Steers’ lush photography) as one of the season’s top trips for the summer 2011 issue of Mountain magazine. Dan joined a media visit last summer that took a bike through BC’s organic boom-town, … Read more
There’s a hand-painted sandwich-board propped up outside the Scotiabank in downtown Pemberton letting people know that u-pick strawberries are in season just 4km up the road, at McEwan’s Farm. And they’re not just teasing. Thanks to the unseasonably cool summer, the berries are bountiful and the picking is still excellent. Two hours in the berry … Read more
Lisa Vertefeulle’s custom cakes are so delightful they will make you want to get married, just so you can have one of your own. (She is only making 20 this year, so the law of scarcity almost justifies such extreme measures.) Alternatively, you could become the Ultimate Wedding Crasher. If you’ve attended a wedding in … Read more