Tofino Sea Kayaking Teams with Edible Canada to Bring Line of Artisan Food Products to West Coast Vancouver Island Destination

Tofino Sea Kayaking, the iconic waterfront kayaking centre, bookstore and coffee bar, has teamed up with Edible Canada to offer a variety of high quality culinary products to Tofino residents and visitors to the popular Vancouver Island destination.

“Tofino Sea Kayaking is proud to welcome Edible Canada as part of our Company Store,” said Dorothy Baert, Founder and Owner of Tofino Sea Kayaking. “ We will showcase artisanal culinary products that Edible Canada has sourced from across this great nation. The curious adventurer will find items for their picnic basket or tour kit as they launch on their west coast journey, whether to a remote surf swept beach or from their patio overlooking the calm waters of Tofino’s working harbour.”

Tofino Sea Kayaking will feature the top 50 products sold through Edible Canada’s busy retail store on Granville Island – a vibrant space with hundreds of personally sourced and tasted items from culinary artisans coast to coast. Items include Vista D’oro heritage preserves from Langley; Noble Maple, Bourbon and Tahitian Vanilla Syrups from Quebec; and Cocolico sweets and sauces from Vancouver.

According to Edible Canada president and founder, Eric Pateman, the location and partnership is a natural. “We’re very excited to bring our favourite items to Tofino. Sharing the stories and tastes of small-scale, sustainable Canadian producers with interested consumers – both Tofino locals and visitors – is rewarding. As our company offers Gourmet Kayaking Weekends in addition to our retail operations, partnering with Tofino Sea Kayaking is a great fit.”

About Tofino Sea Kayaking

Founded in 1987 and housed in an historical building on the Tofino waterfront at the gateway to Clayoquot Sound, the Tofino Sea Kayaking Centre is the premiere source of kayaking expertise, local knowledge and tastefully selected products to enhance the active, curious traveller’s experience.

About Edible Canada

Edible Canada (formerly Edible British Columbia) is a six year-old business headquartered at Granville Island Public Market, in Vancouver, British Columbia. We are Canada’s largest culinary tourism and locavore retail company, dedicated to sourcing the highest quality culinary products from coast to coast for our customers. Services include our retail & online artisan food store, chef guided Granville Island Market Tours, demonstration guest chef Market Dinners, Gourmet Kayaking Weekends, and popular Amuse Bouche newsletter and blog. In the summer of 2011 we opened Edible Canada at the Market — a vibrant bistro in the heart of Granville Island and at the forefront of Canadian cuisine.

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