Chunky Guacamole with Tomato
Chunky Guacamole with Tomato by Life Through the Kitchen Window in the FBC Flickr Photo Group

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New FBC2013 Sponsors and Speakers

We're very pleased to welcome two more sponsors to FBC2013 this week:

Erewhon is joining us as a contributing sponsor - since 1966 Erewhon has led the organic revolution as the makers of gluten-free cereals with non-GMO ingredients.  We also have House of Anansi Press joining us as a contributing sponsor.  Go have a visit at their Facebook page. We're very excited to have both companies on board!

And stay tuned tomorrow when we make our last speaker/session announcement - you won't want to miss it!

Cookbook Winner

We had a Member's Only cookbook giveaway running over the last week with Mairlyn Smith's new book, The Vegetarian’s Complete Quinoa Cookbook.  We're excited to announce that the winner is Marianne from French Fries to Flax Seeds.  Mardi will be in touch with you soon Marianne. Congratulations!

The Homies at The Kitchn

The Kitchn is presenting their annual Homie Awards for blogs in the food and design realm.  Angela from Oh She Glows in Best Healthy Cooking Blog, If you want to give Angela a vote you can on the Kitchn's Voting Page.  Voting runs until February 13th.

Come Dine With Me Vancouver

As we mentioned a few weeks ago, W Network was taking applications for the next season of Come Dine With Me Canada. This week Proper Television informed us that they will be filming 5 episodes in Vancouver for the first time this year and they're looking for participants.  If you're a fan of the show and think this could be fun for you, then feel free to get in touch with the people at proper television at [email protected] or visit

RELATED:  The Weekly FBC News For Dec 18th, 2012

New Members

Please welcome all our new members this week:

Members Abroad

  • MW Eats - Matthew Wong, Atlanta GA via Ottawa

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 submissions directly to Melissa.

As always,

Melissa, Mardi and Ethan

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A Canadian Foodie

Another speaker! Whoo-hoo! And two more sponsors for the conference. Incredible! Love to see the growing data base of Canadian Food Bloggers on this site. It is remarkable.

Marlene Cornelis

Thank you for featuring my photo on this week’s news – it was a thrill to see it there first thing this morning! Looking forward to meeting you at the conference … the countdown is on!

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