Farm In The City

Farm In The City - Dine Out Vancouver Festival 2020

18th January 2020 - Vancouver, BC

Organised by Chef Regina Lee of Gaia Kitchen and co-hosted by Sweetery Café and Dessert.


The dinner was held at Sweetery Café and Dessert in a family sharing long table dinner format to the music of local country artiste Todd Richard. A strong advocate for BC food producers, BC Minister of Agriculture, Lana Popham was the distinguished guest for the night. “I am really looking forward to this event and celebrating the amazing products and people who make up B.C.’s farming, seafood and food processing community,” said the Minister. “The mouth-watering menu has it all, showcasing work and flavours from around the province, and clearly demonstrates why more people are choosing to Buy BC than ever before.”


The dinner included a complimentary beer from west coast craft brewery Strange Fellows Brewing or Kombucha form Bucha Brew.

Gaia Kitchen signature flaky pastry pies with BC farm fresh produce :

  • Duck Cherry Goat Cheese (Fraser Valley Specialty Poultry) - Duck raised without antibiotics , cherry compote, goat cheese

  • Steak Stout Mushroom and Bone Marrow (Aurora View Farm)  - Organic grass-fed beef and beef marrow, Blackmail Stout, mushrooms, onions 

  • Three Little Piggies (Johnston’s) - BC pork, organic grass fed beef, bacon, crackling

  • Salmon En Croute (Organic Ocean Seafood) - BC wild caught salmon, spinach, basil pesto cream cheese

  • BC Earth’s Bounty (Forstbauer Farm) - Gaia Kitchen plant based crust, vegan cheese, onions, potato gratin, tempea, sea vegetables, mushrooms

Accompanied by: Pickled Dill and Beet, Carrot and Radish Sauerkraut


Beer Pairing (Strange Fellows Brewing) 

Also showcased BC salvaged wood transformed into works of art for food presentation and dining pleasure by :

  • Charcuterie live edge boards (vancity live edge) 

  • Condiment bowls and spoons (Axewood Inc.) 

  • Serving bowls (Galpon) 

Photos by Adrian & Nina Photography

© 2020 by Regina Lee