*With deep regret, the Farmers Institute has decided to cancel our Taste of the Valley Event scheduled for August 27 this year due to the many uncertainties around COVID. We sincerely hope that this event will continue in future and we remain optimistic for summer 2021.

Celebrating our Rich Agricultural Past, Thriving Agricultural Present and the Robust and Prosperous Agricultural Future of the Comox Valley!

Get your tickets to Taste of the Valley! The Comox Valley Farmers Institute and the Comox Valley Exhibition are partnering up for the 2nd year in a row on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 to showcase agriculture in the Comox Valley!

Local farmers and their products will be featured at a 300-seat buffet-style dinner. Opening the 2020 Fall Fair, this event will showcase the amazing products that Comox Valley farmers have to offer with all dinner ingredients being locally sourced.


This evening of great food will be rounded out with a silent auction, live music and bar featuring local wines, beer, liquor and cocktails.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the Gary Rolston Memorial Agriculture Fund, with the purpose of supporting Comox Valley agriculture. The price of the dinner ticket includes one day admission to the CVEX Fall Fair.

Dress code is Country Casual – boots, jeans and belt buckles are recommended!

Cocktails at 5:30 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm.

Location: Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, Rotary Bowl, 4839 Headquarters Road, Courtenay.

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