Coconut Milk Poached Halibut
Coconut Milk Poached Halibut by Nutmeg Disrupted from the FBC Flickr Group

brought to you by Janes Family Foods.

We hope you are enjoying a great long weekend wherever you are in Canada today.  We're keeping it short and sweet today but we do have a few things to share.

FBCFeast Tweetups

The ladies from Feast - An Edible Road Trip are really underway with their cross Canada road trip exploring Canadian food.  Last week, Dana and Lindsay rolled into Edmonton and Calgary.  While they were in Calgary, they co-hosted the first FBC/Feast tweetup along with our lovely FBC host, Vincci Tsui at Cafe Gravity.  It sounds like everyone had a great time!

We're pretty excited to announce that the next FBC/Feast tweetup will be happening in in Saskatoon on August 12th at the Rook and Raven.  If you're in that part of the world, come on out and meet Lindsay and Dana and our FBC co-host Andrea MacLeod for a fun evening of mingling and nibbles!  You can register (it's free!)  on Eventbrite!

Pass The Ketchup Giveaway

Julie from Pass the Ketchup is hosting a giveaway on her blog until August 11th.  The prize package includes a Babycakes Mini Cupcake Maker, Tim Hortons or Starbucks gift card and a pack of green paper straws. Contest is open now until August 11th.  If you're interested, head on over!

Monthly Winners With Janes and Arla

It’s August which means… July winners!

First up we have free product vouchers from our Weekly News Sponsor,  Janes Family Foods, for one randomly drawn member. brought up member 787 which is... Candice's Cusina. Congrats Candice.  Melissa will be in touch for your mailing details.

RELATED:  FBC Weekly News for October 7, 2013

Next up we have $25 in gift certificates from our Featured Member Blog sponsor, Arla foods.  This goes out to one of July’s Featured Member Blogs and we had three (eligible) Featured blogs last month (sorry Elizabeth's Kitchen Diary - the coupons are only valid in Canada!). chose…#3 – My Island Kitchen Bistro.  Congrats Barbara – Melissa will be in touch shortly for your mailing info!

We’ll have more August winners the first week of September!

New Members

A big welcome to all our new members this week as we continue to grow! Amazing!

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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