There’s still time to put together some pretty awesome local-themed gift baskets when you visit this weekends Nat Bailey Winter Vancouver Farmer’s Market (10-2 pm Saturday). Why not grab some Copper Pot Preserves with their offers gourmet twist on old-fashioned homemade preserves such as jams, jellies and fruit relishes, using locally sourced berries and fruit, or Legacy Wood Crafts’ handmade cutting boards crafted from rare, salvaged Western Broadleaf Maple. For the chocolate lover on your list, Take a Fancy Chocolates and Sweets offers artisan chocolate made from fair trade organic cocoa beans, roasted, ground and refined in-house.
From left to right: Lemon Blueberry & Spiced Lemon Marmalade (Kics Lemonade, $8); Garlic Dill Pickles (Klippers Organics, $8); Beef Jerky (Jerky (Baron, $5/5 for $20); Canned Tuna variety pack – includes regular, no salt, smoked, & in olive oil (Estevan Tuna, $6-$7.50); Lemon & Vodka Marmalade – featuring East Van Vodka (Le Meadow’s Pantry, $10); Cranberry Sauerkraut (Rooted Nutrition $9); Jalapeno Jelly (Three Feet Below $8); Kiwi Jam (Petkov Kiwi Production $5) ; Maple Cutting Board (Legacy Woodcrafts $40-$80)
From left to right: Lemon Poppyseed Soap ( $6.95/3 for $18); Brown Sugar Body Polish ( $16.95); Aromatherapy Roll-On in Exotica ($11.95); Bliss Body Butter ($16.95) All from Scentimental Creations; Shea Butter Hydrating Cream ($18); Relax Bath Salts ($12); Lemongrass Lavendar & Sandalwood Soap ($7.50), All from The Other Eden; Hand Dipped 100% Beeswax Candles (von Hardenberg Candles, $1.25-$8.00/pair); Maple Cutting Board (Legacy Woodcrafts, $40-$80),.