Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes
Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes by Movita Beaucoup as seen in the FBC Flickr Food photography group.

Apple Week on FBC

Next week  we will be showcasing our members' amazing roundup of apple recipes just in time for apple season.  We have over 50 beautiful sweet and savoury apple recipes coming your way over four days - you won't want to miss out.  And, to add to the fun, we'll be doing an apple theme on instagram during the week - get out and capture apples in your part of the country with your phones, post them to IG, tag them #FBCAppleWeek and we'll be regramming as many as we can throughout the week.

We'll also be pinning all our roundup recipes to our apple pinterest board next week and we'll be asking you all to share your recipes to the board as well!

And stay tuned, later this week we'll be announcing all of the details for our pumpkin roundup!

FBC Turns 3!

Not only is next week Apple Week but, it's also our birthday week!  We are very excited that FBC is turning three this year and we will definitely be celebrating.  We're going to have a very fun giveaway open to just our members and, we'll be unveiling something new!

Share Your Posts

We've been experimenting with new ways for our members to promote their content and make new connections with other Canadian food bloggers.  It's resulted in a lot of fun in our private members only Facebook groups.  With a new thread each day, including Facebook Monday, Twitter Tuesday, Pinterest Wednesday, Wild Card Thursday and Blog Comment Friday, our members have been sharing not just their own posts but also their fellow FBC food bloggers!   They've been very popular and the feedback has been great.

If you want to join in, you can - you just need to ask for an invite to our FBC Blog Members private FB group for giveaways, linkups and roundups.  And if you haven't already, check out our original FBC Members Forum Group for networking, support, blogging & business related questions and other last minute opportunities that come up too late for us to announce them on the FBC site!

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Niagara Food by Tiffany Mayer

What's on Tap This Week

We've got a busy week on tap for you all... here's what you can look forward to

  • Today: The Food Gays Income Report
  • Today: a new book giveaway of Tiffany Mayer's Niagara Food - A Flavourful History
  • Tuesday: Restaurant Roundup - Montreal BBQ
  • Tuesday: Allergen Friendly Recipe Remix - granola bars
  • Wednesday: 5 Herbs You Can Grow Indoors for the Winter
  • Wednesday: The FBC2014 Schedule and Session list is released
  • Thursday: Pin It Thursday
  • Thursday: The FBC Pumpkin Recipe Roundup call for submissions
  • Friday: FBC Featured Blogger

And don't forget, share your messiest experience in the kitchen and enter to win of one of two copies of Charmian Christie's new book, The Messy Baker.

Delicious Show Media Accreditation (ON)

Media accreditation for the Delicious Food Show is now open and access includes a first-day guided tour and press conference with Chefs Mario Batali, Tyler Florence, Chuck Hughes and more.  If you are interested in applying, you can do so on the Delicious Show's website.  Accreditation will be partly based on pre and/or post coverage from requesting outlets.  The application is comprehensive so if you would like to attend make sure you have a media plan in place before applying.

New Members

We’re very happy to welcome a whole new batch of Canadian food bloggers to the FBC family this week – welcome aboard everyone!

Business Members

And remember, if you have anything you’d like to share with your fellow members in the news, please let us know about it.  To have your submission appear in a Monday news post, the deadline is Friday at 5pm Pacific time.  You can send your 3-4 sentence submissions directly to Melissa and include any relevant links.

As always, Ethan & Melissa

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movita beaucoup

Happy almost-birthday!! Look how you’ve grown. Think of all the amazing people you have brought together. What an accomplishment!

{And thanks for sharing my photo up there…}

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