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Episode 8: The Rise of the Artisan

As the province gradually reopens, the ongoing demand for all things local and artisanal is ramping up, and local restaurants, co-operatives and other small businesses are answering the call. Those products, and the businesses behind them, are winning awards, receiving support from celebrities and locals, and looking to change the way we shop and eat for the better.


Lilian Umurungi-Jung

Founder & Owner, Mumgry

J-C Poirier

Owner & Executive Chef, St. Lawrence Restaurant

Jennifer Chan

Head of Marketing & Retail, Coho Commissary

Laura Smit

Interim Executive Director, Vancouver Farmers Markets