LOCO hosts many events throughout the year designed to connect members and non-members to build relationships, share experiences and build their knowledge.
First Tuesday Monthly Business Mixers
Our events are hosted by our members. Think factory, store and warehouse tours with good local food, drink and business connections old and new. It’s a chance for our members to get to know each other, strengthen community and leverage our network to support a stronger local economy.
Events are on the first Tuesday of each month. Drinks and food are included in the ticket price. For event notifications, make sure you sign up for our newsletter (bottom right corner).
Be Fresh offers meal delivery of freshly prepared meals, created for your individual health goals, directly to your door. They also offer full catering services and individual meal plans for offices and corporate clients. Be Fresh Local Market Cafes offer delicious, healthy food on-the-go.
Be Fresh Local Market is proudly cultivated by SPUD. SPUD is focused on creating healthier communities, one choice at a time.
Help us celebrate 2015 #BCBuyLocal week (Nov 30-Dec 7) with Be Fresh!
A leader in sustainable business practices and certified BCorp, Novex has created a triple bottom line business that includes social, economic and environmental targets. They are the first carbon neutral courier company in North America, the only courier company in B.C. that is a certified BCorp and have more hybrids in their fleet than any other same-day courier. Novex has succeeded in reducing paper use by 86%, electricity use by 23% and natural gas use by 67%. Novex has saved ~88 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year with its green fleet. Buy tickets with the ticket widget below or on the event registration page (mobile).
– Local Suppliers – From organic product and sustainable seafood to BC proteins, this is the top of our list.
– Composting – 6 years and running!
– Compostable delivery packaging – since the beginning.
– Fuel Efficient Vehicles – Go Ford Transit!
We are proud of where we are from and what we have done, but are always looking forward to see how we can grow and develop while maintaining our sustainable focus on the ingredients and suppliers who have helped us get to where we are. We are proud to be members of LOCO and invite you over for a bite and a toast of everything that makes this organization so great. Buy tickets with the ticket widget below or on the event registration page (mobile).
Talking Lunch Series
Share lunch, learn and discover over a quick lunch in this series of roundtable events.
From time to time, we organize events on topics to local support local purchasing practices or to help support/grow local businesses.
**Past events included Introduction to ESOPs: Employe Share Ownership Plans (April 2014)**