Celebrate the North Saanich Jubilee on the annual North Saanich Flavour Trail and Wine Fest Aug. 21-23. The Flavour Trail offers the opportunity to experience Peninsula food and agriculture – and have fun! Flavour Trail tours start on Saturday morning with the dedication of Jubilee Park and a pancake breakfast, followed by the official opening at North Saanich Farm Market at 9:30am.
The annual rural ramble offers a diverse choice of 16 venues to visit. Discover how to grow oranges and lemons in your own backyard and make home-grown marmalade. Learn about growing vegetables and saving seeds. Watch an exciting sheep dog herding demonstration. Relax and have a cuppa with fresh scones and home-crafted strawberry jam. Wander through a historic church at the edge of the Salish Sea and hear stories from the past in its old cemetery. Experience a rural farmers’ market. Visit a lavender farm or picnic by the Salish Sea.