FolkWest will be updating this Food and Artisan page for 2012 as soon as possible.
We are grateful for your patience!
FolkWest’s Artisan Fest will showcase some of the finest craftsmen, artists and designers from Vancouver Island.
The Anderson Guitar Company
Following the traditions of the old masters, Victoria’s Robert Anderson has been building lightweight, small bodied, fingerstyle guitars for over 15 years. ‘Tap-tuning’ to understand the voice of each instrument, Robert’s guitars are known for their full tonal range and responsiveness.
Beth Lischeron creates effective plant-based organic body care products containing the finest food grade plant materials, many of which are grown on her organic farm in Cowichan. NO petrochemicals, synthetic fragrance, animal or nut oils. Food for the skin.
FESTIVAL OF FOOD
The food vendors for this year’s festival have been selected by local chef, Cosmo Meens (of Mo:le Restaurant) to offer a wide range of flavours. Many dishes are made with fresh, locally produced foods:
This company just opened its store on Fisgard and will be serving Artisanal fruitsicles and ice cream bars.
Farm’s Gate Foods
With fresh ingredients from the Cowichan Valley: Salmon Kebab, Pulled Pork Sliders, Beet Salad, Savory Fritters, Quinoa Pilaf, Corn Salad.
This family-run business employs socially responsible, ethical purchasing practices: Locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks.
The Hot and Cold Café
Surprise! There will be a few more!