DEVOUR & CONQUER

Exploring, eating and writing about good food on Canada's west coast

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Blog posts : "Seasonal"

An epic Thanksgiving feast at the farm

October 15, 2013

Every fall something magical happens at a Central Vancouver Island farm, and I was once again lucky enough to be invited this year to be part of a unforgettable Thanksgiving feast.

Nestled in the forested foothills of Mount Arrowsmith, our foodie friend Jesse's Outrageous Edibles & Bedibles plant …

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A few thoughts on losing wild mushroom ecosystems to Vancouver Island clear-cutting

November 19, 2012


Devour and Conquer is supposed to be about my adventures with food around British Columbia, and although I've been conflicted about my feelings on the ever-present logging and clear-cutting issues on Vancouver Island since I moved here, I didn't expect food and clear-cutting to come alarmingly toget…

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