Go Blue BC by BC Blueberry Council
Go Blue BC Virtual Event kicks off on July 15th, the Blueberry Day in British Columbia, and celebrates the harvest of this locally grown superfood.
The line up of events on GoBlueBC.ca will include how-to videos, chef and grower interviews, recipes, family-friendly activities, and an exciting grand prize contest. The website also helps locate BC Blueberry producers and find fresh BC blueberries in your area. The event runs from July 15th until BC Day (August 3).
|You could win $1000 in gift cards|
In the online contest (open to residents of British Columbia), families can enter to win amazing blueberry-themed prize packs as well as the grand prize, sponsored graciously by White Spot and Triple O's. Your local favourites have joined forces to provide one lucky winner with $1000 in gift cards! Enter at GoBlueBc.ca from July 15 – August 3.
Dine Out for BC Blueberries
As the primary Go Blue BC restaurant partners, White Spot and Triple O’s will feature a BC Blueberry forward menu that officially kicks off July 13th at White Spot & July 20th at Triple O's. White Spot menu items include a Fresh BC Blueberry Pie, Blueberry Pie Milkshake, Blueberry Chicken Salad, and Blueberry Cheesecake, all to be featured at 58 stores in BC until September 2nd. Triple O’s will also feature a BC Blueberry milkshake from July 20 – September 6 at 40 locations.
Restaurants, caterers, and chefs across the province are getting behind BC Blueberries with special menu items. BC restaurants taking part include L'Abattoir, Burdock & Co, Chickadee Room at Juke, Cibo Trattoria, Como Taperia, Dachi, Farm's Gate Foods & Catering, FED, Hart House, Honolulu Coffee, Hopcott Bistro, Kafka Coffee, Lazy Gourmet, Livia, the Lakehouse at Shawnigan, Locals-Food from the Heart of the Island, Miku Restaurant, Nuba, Potluck Hawker Eatery, Published on Main, Silk Road Tea, TIME Winery & Kitchen, UBC Food Services, Vij's, and more. The full list will be published online on GoBlueBC.ca
|Pick your Own Berries|
BC Blueberry famers are offering U pick this summer under special COVID-19 protocols – find the farm closest to you on GoBlueBC.ca.
Annually, the BC Blueberry Council begins fresh blueberry season in July. With more than 600 highbush blueberry growers covering more than 30,000 hectares across the province, this is a busy time for the BC Blueberry Council and its members.