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Thanks to everyone who purchased tickets to our inaugural event for The Dinner Restoration Project. We can’t believe how quickly they sold out! Lucky for anyone who missed their chance, we’ve got our hands on TWO EXTRA TICKETS and we are having a GIVEAWAY CONTEST! We want to know what you do to make dinnertime special at your house? Email your response to communicate@therootcellar.ca before Wednesday, September 7th and you might be the recipient of the very last 2 tickets for our summer harvest family-style long table dinner, celebrating all things local and good, on September 15th!

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Update! Tickets to the event have now SOLD OUT!

Thanks to everyone who purchased and a ticket, we can’t wait to see you there. And all is not lost for those who missed out, we have 2 extra tickets tucked away and we’ll be announcing a GIVEAWAY contest soon! Stay tuned (and hungry) for details!

logo with white backgroundgroup all logos - sepiaWith the shared goal of rejuvenating the way we plan, shop for, cook, and enjoy our meals we invite you to join us for a long table dinner emphasizing ways to reconnect with each other, and the food we eat. Over a wholesome, thoughtfully prepared, locally focused meal, we will share our insights, experience and enthusiasm for all things seasonal, local and fresh.

On the evening of Thursday, September 15th, The Root Cellar’s garden centre will be transformed as we come together to celebrate the summer harvest. Beginning with cocktails featuring Phillips Stump Gin and canapés amongst the foliage, and followed by a 4 course long table family-style meal prepared by The London Chef with locally inspired ingredients curated by The Root Cellar, good food and good conversation will be complimented with with pairings from our friends at Covert Winery and enhanced with the lovely musical stylings of The Sweet Low Down. Come hungry and leave feeling nourished, inspired and more closely connected to our community of local growers and producers.


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Adam and Daisy Orser, high school sweethearts and owners of the Root Cellar, are their own number one customers.  Both growing up in farm to table homes, their vision of a ‘Root Cellar’ being the place where home grown, wholesome, and nutritious food is collected and curated is what you see when you walk into this buzzing corner market.  With three sons in tow – eight, 12 and 18-yrs – the eldest of whom will work his way through UVic at the family shop, Adam and Daisy’s business wholeheartedly represents their personal ideals when emphasizing the vital role food plays in both family nutrition and value systems.

The London Chef 
Since moving to Victoria from London, Dan and Micayla Hayes – who met when she attended a cooking class he taught – have been building The London Chef. A lucky pairing, Dan and Micayla are perfectly matched to run their dynamic business, which encompasses both a cooking school and catering company. Dan and Micayla love running The London Chef – both are community-minded, committed to offering the best food and service, and deeply passionate about making cooking accessible, fun and cool.

For more information email communicate@therootcellar.ca

We hope to see you there!

We’ll be open our regular hours from 8am – 8pm on Canada Day. Have a safe, healthy & happy long weekend!

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A big HAPPY FATHER‘S DAY to all the proud Papas and dude-ly Dads from everyone at The Root Cellar! happy father's day
We’ll be open our regular hours from 8am-8pm over the long weekend for all your gardening, bbqing and picnicking needs! Have a safe, happy and delicious holiday!

STORE HOURS - May Long Weekend

Mother’s Day is THIS SUNDAY and whether it’s a custom arrangement of her favourite fresh flowers or a shopping spree in the nursery (then helping with the weeding of course!), we’ve got a gorgeous selection of everything special and unique – just like that fabulous lady!

Call 250-477-9495 (ext. 3) to pre-book today, or stop by The Potting Shed and let our lovely staff fill your head with great gifting ideas!

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Maybe you’ve noticed that The Chop Shop’s Island raised rotisserie chickens have gotten even MORE MOUTHWATERING lately? We’ve switched the original for our new PERUVIAN STYLE recipe and our shoppers (and staff) are loving this new MUST TRY ITEM! Don’t forget the green secret sauce – infused with cilantro, jalapeno, magic, passion & deliciousness!peruvian chicken
Earth Day is this Friday April 22nd, and on behalf of every customer who brings their own reusable bag The Root Cellar will be donating $1.00 to Woodwynn Farms.

Woodwynn Farms is a 193 acre organic farm and therapeutic community for the homeless, offering an opportunity to change peoples’ lives with educational and work programs based on responsibility, dignity, independence, and the principles of peer-to-peer help, as well as a deep understanding of sustainability. Click here to learn more about this fantastic organization. EARTH DAY 2016 woodwynn farms

Mark your calendars, set a reminder and take note!! Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 27th. Show your appreciation for your favourite person in the office with flowers or a plant from The Potting Shed. Call us at 250-477-9495 (ext. 3) to pre-book your beautiful bouquet or custom made arrangement today!

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