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Now more than ever, its important to show our support for local businesses. This summer we're featuring local food businesses in communities across BC and showcasing locally made dairy products like cheese, milk, ice cream and much more.  To help spread the word, we will be announcing prize giveaways on Instagram every week until August 12, 2020. 

To further support our local communities, BC dairy farmers will also donate $1 for every contest entry to Food Banks BC up to $20,000 (inclusive of the entire campaign). 

New giveaways will be announced weekly on BC Milk’s social media accounts. Be sure to follow us on Instagram for giveaway announcements and how to enter. 

Stay tuned, new giveaways will be announced every Tuesday and Thursday!

This Week's Featured Businesses:

Tree Island Yogurt  (July 9 - 15)

About
Tree Island Yogurt crafts some of the freshest, most gourmet yogurt you can get on Vancouver Island’s Comox Valley. There are a variety of unique and delightful flavours like Okanagan Peach and Coconut Lime. Tree Island yogurt is handcrafted with 100% whole milk from grass fed dairies in small batches using a traditional, slow-kettle cooking method. Learn more.

Giveaway
Residents of Victoria and Courtenay on Vancouver Island can enter for a chance to win 1 of 20 prize packs (a $80 value). Each prize pack is filled with everything you need for a perfect breakfast parfait and includes: 3 flavours of yogurt, 1 bag of artisan granola, a Tree Island apron and a pottery breakfast bowl. 

To enter, visit Victoria Buzz on Instagram.


The Farm House Natural Cheeses (July 7 - 13, 2020)

About
The Farm House Natural Cheeses in Aggasiz, BC produces beautiful handmade artisan cheeses, milk, yogurt, and butter from milk produced right on the farm. You can also visit The Farm House in person at 5634 McCallum Road, Agassiz, BC. Currently open Monday - Saturday from 10am - 4pm. Can’t wait? Their cheese and milk products are also available for purchase at various stores, restaurants, and farmer’s markets around BC and beyond. 

Giveaway
Lower Mainland residents can enter for a chance to win 1 of 20 prize packs of hand-crafted cheeses (a $80 value). Each prize pack includes an epic cheese selection featuring Heidi, Fermiere, Aged Traditional Cloth-bound Cheddar, Cheddar Curds, Farm House Gouda, Baby Brie, and Country Blue. Learn more.

To enter visit Daily Hive on Instagram

Previously Featured Businesses 

These giveaways have now ended, but you can still get to know these awesome BC businesses and try out all the delicious products they offer. 

Parachute Ice Cream (July 2- July 8, 2020)

Person smiling and serving ice cream

About
Parachute Ice Cream was started in 2016 by two local entrepreneurs in Victoria, BC.  Their vision was to make good quality, delicious ice cream, while making a positive contribution to their community. Parachute offers local small batch ice cream in pints, scoops, cakes, ice cream cakes, milkshakes and ice cream floats. They serve up cool classics, as well as unique flavours like rhubarb crumble and lavender truffle, and they serve them in their house-made waffle cones.

Giveaway - now closed
Victoria residents can enter to win 1 of 20 prize packs ($80 value). Each prize includes an ice cream cake, two pints of your choosing, and a $20 gift card. Learn more.


D Dutchmen Dairy (June 30- July 6)

D Dutchmen Dairy

About

For over 40 years, the Dewitt family has owned and operated this local favourite, and popular stop for tourists travelling through Sicamous. With 62 different flavours of ice cream, and a delicious variety of artisan cheese, it's easy to understand why! For the full D Dutchmen Dairy experience, visit with the farm and store located in Sicamous at 1321 Maier Road. Opening hours: 8:00 am to 7:00 pm every day of the week.

Giveaway - now closed
Enter to win 1 of 10 prize packs (est. value of $150 each). Each prize includes an assortment of 22 D Dutchmen Dairy products, including milk, cheese, ice cream, and more! Learn more.

Rocky Point Ice Cream (June 25 - July 1)

Rocky Point Ice Cream

About
Ice cream aficionados in Metro Vancouver know where to track down the best spots for small-batch treats. With a flagship location on Murray Street in Port Moody and a new location on Sixth Avenue in New Westminster, Rocky Point Ice Cream is one of those places. Today, the Cuthberts continue to handcraft ice cream with love at both stores, and they distribute it via their three roving ice cream trucks: Scooper, Rocky, and Hitch. More than 90% of the ingredients used in the whimsical flavours available at Rocky Point Ice Cream are sourced locally.

Giveaway - now closed
Enter to win 1 of 15 prize packs (est. at $100 each).  Each prize pack includes: a nine-inch layered ice cream cake in one of four flavours and a $50 gift certificate. Learn more.


Upper Bench Winery & Creamery (June 23 -29)

Upper Bench Winery and Creamery

About

The classic pairing of cheese and wine reaches the height of perfection in the expert hands of Shanna and Gavin Miller at Upper Bench winery and creamery. Their BC-made cheese is handcrafted on-site using 100% pasteurized Canadian cow’s milk from D Dutchmen Dairy in Sicamous, British Columbia, Canada.

Giveaway - now closed
Enter for a chance to win 1 of 20 Upper Bench baskets filled with delicious BC cheese (a $80 value). The prize basket contains four kinds of handcrafted cheese, including King Cole Blue, Double Cream Brie, Okanagan Sun and their newest addition, Belper Knolle. You'll also get a box of Raincoast Crisp Crackers, a Box of Gone Crackers and a recipe card too. Learn more.


Natural Pastures

About

Natural Pastures Cheese Company prides itself on using the freshest, wholesome milk of Island cows to make their traditional and inspired cheeses. With almost 20 unique cheeses under their belt, the hardest part is choosing your favourites - but we're absolutely up for the task of sampling them all to find out!
Giveaway - now closed
Enter for a chance to win 1 of 25 cheese prize packs from Natural Pastures Creamery (a $60 value).The prize packs include 6 delectable flavours of Natural Pastures cheese which include: Comox Brie, Aged Farmhouse, Boerenkaas, Courtenay Cheddar, Garlic & Chives Verdelait, and Pacific Wildfire Verdelait. Learn more. 

                        

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