Thanks to all who participated in the JBMS Bean Counting Contest at Seedy Saturday on February 18th. We received guesses from 150 right up to 7225, the actual count was 1813 The winners are: 1st prize – $50 in Market Bucks goes to Ian Light with a guess of 1807 2nd prize – Maple syrup […]
January 4, 2017. Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the James Bay Market Society Happy New Year to the Members of the James Bay Market Society! On behalf of the James Bay Market Society Board, Larry Freeman our Breakwater Market Manager and Kate King, our James Bay Market and Dickens Fair Manager we wish […]
Our Seedy Saturday, that is. It was the biggest attendance ever, so a giant thank you to everyone who made their way to the Conference Centre, including the very cute guide dog in training. It was a great day – lots of exhibitors, with some interesting new ones joining our old friends, stellar speakers, a […]
The human kids, that is. Goats must stay home, though we will have live bees and chickens on site. Which should help keep kids of the two-legged sort entertained. In fact, many of the exhibits are quite popular with young visitors: the Victoria Natural History Society’s beasts, birds, and bugs are always a big hit. […]
Not ‘a pulse’, which we’ll assume you have if you are able to read this. But ‘pulses’ in the plural – legumes such as lentils, chickpeas, beans, and peas, grown to be dried for storage. The UN has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses, recognizing the importance of these high-protein foods, grown […]
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