Josee Zimanyi of the Modern

Harvest-palooza delivers a local feast

Local food was celebrated at the North Columbia Environmental Society’s second annual Harvest Palooza at the United Church on Saturday.



Local food was celebrated at the North Columbia Environmental Society’s second annual Harvest Palooza at the United Church on Saturday. There was a potluck featuring a variety of mains and deserts created from local ingredients.

There was also presentations about local food, including a test to see if you could tell the difference between local and store-bought produce and a seed exchange.

The prize winners were as follows:

Largest vegetable: James Van Dam for his hubbard squash.

Largest flower: Gwen Lips for her sunflower.

Best local flavour: Tomatillo ketchup by Greg Hill.

Best desert: Apple plum grape cake by Meghan Anderson.

Most ingenious and delicious: Sweet potato marble bundt cake by Gill McLachlan.

Best local dish: Chanterelles by Toni Johnson.

Artist’s choice: Huckleberry pie by Pat Wells.

See the slideshow above for pictures from the event.

Just Posted

Revelstoke cadets host 67th annual Ceremonial Review

Revelstoke’s 2458 Rocky Mountain Ranger Army Cadets hosted their 67th annual Ceremonial… Continue reading

Construction and wildfires in the area

Forecast from Environment Canada: Today: A few showers ending this morning then… Continue reading

Revelstoke artist receives second place in Kelowna juried art show

Danielle Hebert Special to the Review Revelstoke artist Peter Blackmore has been… Continue reading

Revelstoke city staff hope to create neighbourhood plan for Johnson Heights

There have been several development applications for the area

Jocelyn’s Jottings: Making an impact-collectively

Last week, I participated in the Collective Impact session hosted by the… Continue reading

‘This is unbelievable:’ Raptors dazzled by massive crowds at downtown Toronto parade

Mayor John Tory declares it ‘We The North Day’ after team’s historic NBA title win

North Okanagan adds wildfire protection

“The important message we would like to get out is that there are actions that people can take to make their homes less susceptible to the threat of wildfires”

Elusive ‘ghost whale’ surfaces near Campbell River

Ecotourism operator captures images of the rare white orca

Dangerous driving in Keremeos and Vernon nets jail time

Gary Patrick Richard will serve 73 days in jail for dangerous driving and other offences

Oil and gas sector cautious as deadline on Trans Mountain decision nears

Trudeau government expected to announce whether it will approve pipeline for second time on Tuesday

Skipping school costs a dozen B.C. students chance at a new car

Cowichan’s Jared Lammi showed up and won $5,000 cheque toward vehicle, but he can’t drive

Portion of Okanagan highway closed due to vehicle incident

Accident happened on Highway 6 a few kilometres east of the Village of Lumby; detour in effect

More student housing for UBC Okangan

B.C. government to build $25-million, on-campus building to address high demand, low vacancy rate

People throwing food at a bear in Fernie alarms conservation groups

“Approaching and feeding bears contributes to habituation,” says conservation group

Most Read