Slideshow: Best Bites from the Feast of Fields on Vancouver Island

Welcome to Feast of Fields
Welcome to Feast of Fields
Welcome to Feast of Fields at Alderlea Farm & Cafe in Duncan, Vancouver Island!
Marina Restaurant's Crab Boil
Marina Restaurant's Crab Boil
Marina Restaurant in Victoria serves up a crab boil, creating a feeding frenzy (the fun kind).
Working for Your Food
Working for Your Food
The crab boil brought on lots of attention as people had to smash their way to their food, many using the stones instead of mallets to get to the delicious crab meat.
Emu
Emu
Amuse on the Vineyard (Cobble Hill) teams with Teafarm (North Cowichan) to create emu pate with Teafarm chutney, as well as interesting tea cocktails and chocolates with tea.
Pork Sausages
Pork Sausages
The longest lines were for the delicious pork sausages (with choice of three mustards) from Avenue Bistro in Comox.
Wakame Spaghetti
Wakame Spaghetti
Cowichan Pasta Company's wakame spaghetti (kelp from Dakini Tidal Wilds) with poached Salt Spring Island mussel and a drizzle of Saltspring Sunrise's hazelnut oil.
Bernardin's Peach Crumble
Bernardin's Peach Crumble
Peach crumble preserve topped with organic vanilla yogurt in Bernardin jars. The location near the entrance of the event had many people lining up twice for these fresh and sweet treats.
Spinnaker's Apple Sorbet
Spinnaker's Apple Sorbet
Spinnaker's Brewpub in Victoria intended to do ice cream sandwiches, but the weather was warm and the ice cream was melting too quickly. So they improvised an open-faced sandwich: Sooke transparent apple sorbet on a ginger cookie.
Water Buffalo
Water Buffalo
Special guests of honor were two water buffalo, both two weeks old, resting near a tasting of the cheese they'll soon help produce.