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Posts By: Jayme McKillop

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After an amazing response in the first few days of our Spring Clearance Sale, the shelves in the Rancho warehouse are already starting to look bare! Products are selling out quickly but we still have some great deals on many of the popular favourites including cashews, pistachios, walnuts, cranberries, goji berries and raisins, as well… Read more »

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Moroccan cooking with Chef Heidi Fink

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  The London Chef, Victoria, BC’s culinary classroom, was filled with the aromatic smell of exotic spices, thanks to Chef Heidi Fink and Rancho Vignola partnering to host a Moroccan-themed cooking class on February 16th. Twelve enthusiastic students embarked on a culinary adventure on a rainy Sunday night, taking them to the bazaars of Morocco and back.

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December is here already?

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December has totally snuck up on us, yet again! The temperature is dropping dramatically around here, but the warehouse is still bustling and busy, because… it’s our December Harvest Event Online! So, if you weren’t able to get all you wanted at our Harvest Events in communities across BC and Alberta, now is your chance… Read more »

The Rancho warehouse at full capacity

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Welcome, November!  The Rancho Vignola warehouse in Armstrong, BC has been receiving product throughout October and now we are getting ready to ship! Our shipping department is bustling, the packaging room is starting to slow down after packaging so much product, the Gourmet Gifts department is finishing up making beautiful gifts for the holiday season… Read more »

Michelle’s Zesty Garbanzo Beans with Pistachio Nuts

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“This recipe packs quite a *wallop*,” says Michelle. Sounds like my kind of goodness! Our friend, co-worker and local food advocate, Michelle Tsutsumi, joined the team at the Rancho Kitchen to make yet another delicious recipe to share with everyone. This recipe, zesty garbanzo beans with pistachios, is simple and satisfying. Michelle recommends serving it… Read more »


Sponsoring some of Canada’s ultimate athletic talent

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What do high-performance athletes need to keep functioning at their very best? I don’t know! But I DO know that these four athletes are eating good quality, nutritious food, care of Rancho Vignola and for them it seems to be working! Here at Rancho Vignola, we know that food should be fun, nutritious and shared. But… Read more »

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Sesame Snack Bars

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Fall is fast approaching, the weather is starting to change and summer farmer’s markets will be closed before we know it. Not to mention the new school year is just around the corner. As many people are now getting busier, including us at Rancho Vignola, it gets more tempting to buy quick snacks from the… Read more »

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Rancho’s Coco Maple Granola ~ tried, tested and true!

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This recipe for Rancho’s Coco Maple Granola is totally flexible. Feel free to play around with your own combinations of dried fruit, nuts and seeds. Besides breakfast and/or snacks, take this granola hiking, camping or backpacking. It’s lightweight, high in calories and easy to store, similar to trail mix and muesli. Try it in combination… Read more »

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