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Galiano Nettle Foraging; Little Jumbo Winemaker Dinner

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GALIANO ISLAND— Go forging for nettles on gorgeous Galiano Island (just an hour's ferry from Vancouver) on a weekend of wild harvesting on April 12 and 13. Learn all about nettles in three workshops; their health and nutritional properties, how to harvest them, and how to cook and preserve them. Today is the last day for early bird discounts of 20% off each workshop. [Eaterwire]

VICTORIA—Join winemaker's Alan & Amy from Synchromesh Vineyards along with Chef Justin Hardiman at Shawn Soole's Little Jumbo restaurant on Monday April 7 for a special winemakers dinner as they pair some of their latest release Rieslings & reds with chef's creative take on comfort food.Tickets are $73 and include five courses and wine pairings. [Eaterwire]