Flours, Grains, Baking Supplies, and spices
We carry nearly every ingredient (if we are missing something, please let us know!) you require for your favourite baking projects: cocoa powder, flours, salt, baking soda and powder, chocolate chips... the list goes on! We also have a flour mill available for you to grind your whole grains into flour or roll your own oats.
Fieldstone Organics: "Fieldstone Organics is a British Columbia certified organic grain handling facility, benefiting local communities by providing delicious whole grains, legumes & seeds." We carry Emmer (Farro), Barley, Oats, Rye, Spelt, various strains of wheat, and more! Diversify the types of grains and the manner in which you consume them by including fieldstone in your diet. http://fieldstoneorganics.ca
Vancouver Island Grain & Milling: Certified organic Oats, Barley, Rye & Spelt from Port Alberni http://vancouverislandgrainandmilling.com/
Willow Creek Organic Grain Co: Willow Creek Organics is a Saskatchewan-based organic food manufacturing company offering Certified Organic Whole Grains & Foods. https://www.willowcreekorganics.com/
Herbs and Spices
We are proud to support The Gathering Place Trading Company, which is a family owned business located on Cortes Island. The company, owned by Lovena and Ryan Harvey, is committed to organic farming, sustainability, and social responsibility. Specializing in organic and fairly traded products from family or cooperative in developing countries, The Gathering Place gives back 13% of its profits to improve the lives of children in need.
Harvested from the rugged pristine waters on the West Coast of Vancouver Island Salt West's sea salts are all produced by hand and made in small batches. Choose from pure, flavour infused, earth & sea spice blends and natural smoked sea salts. https://saltwest.com/
For over 20 years Monsoon Coast on Salt Spring Island has been creating spice blends that will transport you to the markets of Madagascar, Morocco and India. You'll find great recipes on their website using spice blends such as Tunisian Harissa; Ras El Hanout; Ethiopian Berbere; Monsoon Balti and Kowloon Curry, to mention a few. http://www.monsooncoast.com/
Ferments & Condiments
Culturalive Fermentation, Salt Spring Island: Various flavours of sauerkraut, Kimchi and even cultured salsa! http://www.culturalivefoods.com/
Deacon Vale Farm, Mayne Island: We carry tasty jams, tomato sauces, salsa, spicy jellies, and chutney from Deacon Vale. All of the herbs and veggies used in their products are grown right on the farm on Mayne Island. Yum! http://www.deaconvale.com/
Sauces and Dips
Bean Boy Hummus: Locally made hummus. Yum! https://www.facebook.com/Bean-Boy-Creations-577863535692297/
Golda's Pesto: A family owned and run local company, Golda's produces spreads from locally grown (herbicide/ pesticide free) herbs. http://gopesto.com/