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Join us on Salt Spring Friday, October 14th to Sunday, October 16th, 2016 for this Celebration of the Harvest on Salt Spring Island!

All weekend long, several of Salt Spring restaurants will showcase Harvest Dinners with local food and drink from the Gulf Islands and the Vancouver Island region.

Explore the Fall Harvest at the famous Salt Spring Saturday Market. Sample local, fresh food and drinks while on a Salt Spring Island Culinary Tour. Savour local ingredients with special menus offered our many excellent restaurants throughout the weekend including Harvest Themed dinners hosted in unique settings.

Friday through Sunday, special Harvest Dinners will be on offer at Salt Spring Inn featuring local fish, meat and greens along with local food producers special items.  Pair this with Salt Spring’s own excellent beverage producers and you have got a meal to remember.  Also on offer is Moby’s Pub Seafood Harvest Dinner and live music to keep the party going!

After visiting the Saturday Market,  on offer from 12 noon to 5 pm is the Salt Spring Vineyard’s Harvest Grape Stomp where you can join your friends and test your skills as you crush grapes in a team competition.  Please note that the weather forecast is calling for rain and wind so dress accordingly!

On Sunday, join local farm expert and author Michael Ableman at Foxglove Farm for the launch of his new book “Street Farm”.  This wonderful event will feature a tour of Foxglove Farm along with a meal and book signing.  RSVP by visiting:  rsvp@solefoods.com

Also on Sunday, October 16th, several of Salt Spring restaurants will showcase Harvest Menus with local food and drink from the Gulf Islands and the Vancouver Island region.

Fall is a great time for a Foodie’s Experience on Salt Spring Island!   Included is: Annual Apple Festival on October 2nd, Thanksgiving Weekend October 8th and 9th, the Salt Spring Harvest Food & Drink Festival from the 14th to 16th and the Harvest Grape Stomp on October 15thth.

Eat and Drink Local!  Salt Spring Harvest Festival is sponsored by Mouat’s Trading, an iconic Salt Spring merchant since 1907. The event is supported by Thrifty Foods, Shaw Communications, Country Grocer, Imagine That Graphic Design, Gulf Islands Driftwood, Fishbowl Magazine and members of the Salt Spring Island Chamber of Commerce.  For event information visit www.sipandsavoursaltspring.com.  For information on places to stay, visit saltspringtourism.com

Check out this video from Salt Spring Tourism

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