Great Food Gifts Made in Vancouver

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Doing some holiday shopping while visiting? Why not put a little Vancouver in their Christmas stockings, with some of these food-lover gifts, made right here in BC. Continue reading:
Great Food Gifts Made in Vancouver

Give Handmade Gifts this Year from 5 Fantastic Craft Fairs

Vancouver Craft Fair 2014

Image courtesy of Make It! Craft Fair | Photo credit ©Imaging by Marlis 2011

In November and December local craft fairs seem to be happening every weekend, and for good reason. More and more people are turning to Vancouver craft fairs for unique, handmade gifts to giveaway during the holiday season.

Vancouver craft fairs have become bigger than ever before and the wide selection of goods available makes it easy to shop for everyone on your list. On top of that, many craft fairs are turning into a place to shop with a big side of party atmosphere. Beer gardens, food trucks, and hands-on demonstrations are turning the idea of an old-fashioned craft fair on its head.

Here are 5 craft fairs to check out this month in Vancouver, and don’t be afraid to bring your reluctant significant other along, there’s plenty of things to keep them occupied with! (namely: food and craft beer).

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Give Handmade Gifts this Year from 5 Fantastic Craft Fairs

5 fun gift ideas from the Holiday Farmers’ Market, Dec. 17

Felted ornaments by Owl and Pussycat

It’s better to give than receive, right? But it sure ain’t easy to find the right gift. The 16th annual Holiday Market by Vancouver Farmers’ Markets can help with last-minute shopping for discerning friends and family.

The Holiday Market features 80 local vendors selling crafts and artisan food at the Croatian Cultural Centre, Saturday, December 17. In addition to being a one-stop-shop for last-minute Christmas gifts, the Holiday Market is also an ideal opportunity to scoop up foodstuffs for entertaining guests at home.

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5 fun gift ideas from the Holiday Farmers’ Market, Dec. 17