Fraser Valley Focus
The Podcast For The People and Businesses of the Communities from Delta to Hope, BC!
If you love to cook, you’ve probably fantasized about running a food truck! The freedom to move to where the people are, the sunshine beaming down on you and your hungry customers, and a flexible menu on a chalkboard that […]
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If you have a dream to build something that’s your very own – a small business that you can grow, whether it starts as a side hustle and becomes your full time gig, or if you’ve just got an idea […]
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We are so very, very lucky to live where we do. The Fraser Valley consistently ranks as one of the most liveable, accessible, inclusive, and most beautiful places on earth. And with spring now in full swing, now is the […]
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If you’ve heard of period poverty, you probably heard about it related to other countries, mostly overseas. Period poverty refers to the ridiculously high cost of purchasing sanitary products for menstruating women, like pads and tampons. I’ll bet most men […]
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For any parent that has stood shivering in the rain on the sidelines of a soccer field, and told themselves they were doing something great for the kids, well, it turns out, you were absolutely right! Sports teach us a […]
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In the last year, I’ll bet you’ve adopted some new hobbies, like perhaps knitting, baking sourdough, or rearranged your furniture for the ten thousandth time? Or, maybe you’re one of the many who took advantage of this time to get […]
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It’s the PERFECT week to talk about this, don’t you think? Like you, I was not surprised to hear Dr. Henry and Minister Dix ask us not to travel outside of our health authorities. But instead of seeing that as […]
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Do you dream of lasagna? Cannelloni? Pasta e fagioli? (I sure do.) And I’m sure I’m not the only one. I mean, everybody loves Italian food. Everybody! Even if you don’t consider yourself a cook, I’m sure you can throw together a little penne and olive oil once in a while. There’s so much to know about Italian culture: the geography, the climate, the ancient history, the religion, and of course, the shoes! And today we’re going to explore that through talking about food with someone who teaches and writes about authentic Italian cuisine, right here in the Fraser Valley.
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I know you miss live music. The romance, the atmosphere, the bounce of sound around a large room, the dedication of the performers showing in every draw of the bow or pluck of an individual string. Don’t worry, we will […]
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If you have even been thinking about adopting a dog during this past year, or if you already have a fuzzy buddy to love, this is the episode for you. We’re going to talk about training, improving your relationship with your dog, and more.
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Today, I’m thrilled to be creating something with someone who has become well-known not only in the Surrey and Langley area, but beyond. Freda Lombard has been conducting painting classes for years, but when the pandemic hit, she decided to take her classes online! Since March 16th, 2020, she has been offering weekly painting classes – FREE classes – on Tuesday nights via Facebook live broadcasts! And this week, on Tuesday March 16th, she is doing her 100th free class on the one year anniversary!
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While some plastic use is absolutely necessary and saves lives, such as in the medical field, others are totally optional. What if you could reduce your plastic use by 20%? 50%? What if our ultimate goal was over 90%? Here to talk to us today about this very real possibility is a woman who puts her money where her mouth is. With her husband, she’s the owner of a new retail store that not only offers refillable packaging on things like bulk foods, but also things like shampoo, household cleaners, coffee, and much more. They also own and operate a commercial composting company that picks up from stores and residential developments. Please welcome the owner of the ZERO-WASTE grocery store “Pick Eco Refills” in Chilliwack, Salina Derish.
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