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Cannery Farmers’ Market starts Sunday!

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The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is pleased to present the all-new Cannery Farmers’ Market, beginning this Sunday, October 5. Steveston’s own Miss BC, Taylor Scott will be here to cut our ribbon at 10am sharp to kick-off the market, which will be held every other Sunday until April 26 (check for all market . . . → Read More: Cannery Farmers’ Market starts Sunday!

Join us for Culture Days at the Cannery!

Culture Days is a national event honouring Canada’s cultural establishments. This is a three-day doors-open event inviting the general public to learn more about the arts and cultural centres in their communities.

The fifth annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 26, 27 and 28, 2014, and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, . . . → Read More: Join us for Culture Days at the Cannery!

Best Catch Seafood: Poached Salmon & Tartar Sauce

Photo by Heidi Rampfl

Photo by Heidi Rampfl

Robert Clark’s Poached Salmon For the fish:

1 pound salmon

Poaching liquid:

4 cups water

1 cup white wine

1 cup white wine vinegar

2 tablespoons salt

1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns

1 medium onion, diced

1 stalk celery, diced

3 pieces bay leaf

3 pieces clove

Method:

Bring to . . . → Read More: Best Catch Seafood: Poached Salmon & Tartar Sauce

Ahoy there, mateys! Get thee to the Cannery this weekend!

 

Jennifer Heine. Courtesy of Grand Prix of Art.

No weekend plans yet? No problem! The Cannery will be a hive of activity, with three exciting events taking place over the weekend.

Talk like a Pirate Weekend, 12-4pm Saturday & Sunday

Brush up your Pirate Parlez and swagger on up to the Cannery for . . . → Read More: Ahoy there, mateys! Get thee to the Cannery this weekend!

Fishing the West Coast Photo Contest 2014

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Fishing the West Coast, the Cannery’s annual photo contest, is now accepting entries!

Send us your photos (maximum of 10 per person) taken in 2014 that relate to fishing or the Cannery. This year, the grand prize is $300 from G&F Financial Group!

Photos may be submitted in either 8×10 prints (our preference), high-resolution . . . → Read More: Fishing the West Coast Photo Contest 2014

Best Catch Seafood: Tataki Tuna with spicy cucumber & bull kelp salad

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Photo: Mimi Horita for Gulf of Georgia Cannery.

If you were lucky enough to sample this dish prepared by Chris Whittaker at our Best Catch Sustainable Seafood Festival this weekend, you can now recreate it in your own kitchen. Generously shared by Forage for your home cooking delights, this recipe is as simple as . . . → Read More: Best Catch Seafood: Tataki Tuna with spicy cucumber & bull kelp salad

Slow Fish Mystery Chefs Dinner

Got an adventurous palate and a free evening on Saturday, September 27th? Check out the Chef’s Table Society‘s Slow Fish Mystery Dinner at Granville Island’s Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts. You’ll tour through the school’s eight professional teaching kitchens to sample sustainable and lesser-known local seafood delicacies. The chefs’ identities will be kept under wraps . . . → Read More: Slow Fish Mystery Chefs Dinner

Go snorkelling…with salmon!

The Campbell River is ideal for snorkelling with salmon because of its depth and visibility. (Stefanie Taylor)

Want to get up close and personal with BC’s best-known fish? If driving to the spawning grounds to take in the view is too tame for you, try donning a wetsuit and a snorkel and swimming amongst . . . → Read More: Go snorkelling…with salmon!

Scrumptious Seafood: Lyonnais-style salad with smoked salmon

Photo: AP Photo/Matthew Mead

I’m starting to hear that some Steveston locals are (gasp!) tiring of the taste of fresh salmon at this point in the season. If you share this sacrilegious view, I’d highly recommend making friends with someone who has a smoker and putting a piece of nicely smoked sockeye to good . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Lyonnais-style salad with smoked salmon

2014 Best Catch Sustainable Seafood Festival

The Cannery is hosting the third annual “Best Catch” Sustainable Seafood Festival on Sunday, September 14 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Best Catch will help you discover which seafood choices are best for the planet.

Local chefs Chris Whittaker (Forage), Robert Clark (The Fish Counter), Ian Lai, and Robert Uy (The Apron) will . . . → Read More: 2014 Best Catch Sustainable Seafood Festival