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

Grizzlies split weekend effort against Wranglers

Revelstoke remains first in the conference with 55 points

New development in missing plane near Revelstoke

The family of Ashley Bourgeault believe they have found a new clue

Palumbo nets win in KIJHL debut with Golden Rockets

Female goalie believed to be league’s first to play a full game and win

Outdoor school to start registration

Parents can enrol their children in the new program for South Canoe on Feb. 1.

Mt. Begbie Brewing opens new tasting room

Following a record breaking year and a number of awards, Mt. Begbie Brewing opens a new tasting room

REPLAY: B.C. this week in video

In case you missed it, here’s a look at replay-worthy highlights from across the province this week

Cougar window shops at Banff grocery store

An RCMP officer spots a cougar outside an Alberta grocery store

Police fear fewer fentanyl imports don’t signal the end of the overdose crisis

RCMP say it’s just as likely that criminal are getting more clever

UPDATE: Two people die in ATV accident south of Campbell River

Third person survived attempt to cross a creek

PHOTOS: Revy Stomp transforms community centre

On Saturday night the Selkirk Saddle Club proved it’s far more than just a one-trick pony

PHOTOS: Rail Jam at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

On Saturday night RMR held a killer rail jam at the base of the ski hill

Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference

Calgary student guilty of sexual assault of a minor allowed to finish semester

B.C. NDP set to restructure union bargaining

School trustees to regain control over employer group

Most Read