Be Mine: A Vancouver Valentine


An extended stay in a new city really gives you the chance to get to know it intimately. This Valentine’s Day show love for your love, and love for Vancouver, with unique treats that are locally made, ethically sourced and totally inspired. Here are a few traditional Valentine’s Day ideas have a little extra love — love for Vancouver — in them.

valentine flowers

Bordering on Gastown and the Downtown Eastside in a beautiful heritage building Olla Urban Flower Project is more than just a flower shop. It is a socially conscious enterprise that is inspired to create beautiful arrangements and positive change in their community. From job creation to urban farming Olla’s impressive mandate matches their stunning arrangements. Find them online or seek them out: you’ll know you are getting close when flower petals on the sidewalk draw you into the shop. Continue reading