Fraser Valley Focus

Fraser Valley Focus

Latest Episodes

Going on Hiatus!
June 15, 2021

This has been an exciting year for us here at Events Plus Management Ltd. Being in the events management industry, we’re always looking for new ways to support the Exhibitors at our shows, the Fraser Valley Wedding Festival and the […]

Lessons of a Food Truck, with Ryan Moreno of Joseph Richard Group
June 08, 2021

If you love to cook, you’ve probably fantasized about running a food truck! The freedom to move to where the people are, the sunshine beaming down on you and your hungry customers, and a flexible menu on a chalkboard that […]

How A Company That Started On Someone’s Coffee Table Went Global, with Alexandria MacFarlane of Truly Lifestyle Brand
June 01, 2021

If you have a dream to build something that’s your very own – a small business that you can grow, whether it starts as a side hustle and becomes your full time gig, or if you’ve just got an idea […]

Discovering local trails in the Fraser Valley, with Katrina Abram and Jenny Quilty of Pacific Pine Running Co
May 25, 2021

We are so very, very lucky to live where we do. The Fraser Valley consistently ranks as one of the most liveable, accessible, inclusive, and most beautiful places on earth. And with spring now in full swing, now is the […]

Fighting Period Poverty In The Fraser Valley With The Sahaara Foundation
May 18, 2021

If you’ve heard of period poverty, you probably heard about it related to other countries, mostly overseas. Period poverty refers to the ridiculously high cost of purchasing sanitary products for menstruating women, like pads and tampons.

Lessons of a Life In Professional Sport, with Shoshauna and Will Routley of Healthy Hooch
May 11, 2021

For any parent that has stood shivering in the rain on the sidelines of a soccer field, and told themselves they were doing something great for the kids, well, it turns out, you were absolutely right! Sports teach us a […]

Writing During the Pandemic with Alison Tedford
May 04, 2021

In the last year, I’ll bet you’ve adopted some new hobbies, like perhaps knitting, baking sourdough, or rearranged your furniture for the ten thousandth time? Or, maybe you’re one of the many who took advantage of this time to get […]

Hyper-local Foodie Tourism in the Fraser Valley, with Lise of Chew On This Tasty Tours
April 27, 2021

It’s the PERFECT week to talk about this, don’t you think? Like you, I was not surprised to hear Dr. Henry and Minister Dix ask us not to travel outside of our health authorities. But instead of seeing that as […]

Modern Marriage That Lasts, With Rev. Sophia Ducey of the United Churches of Langley
April 20, 2021

Marriage today is very different than it was 100 years ago, 50 years ago, or even 10 years ago. What does it take to plan a good marriage, and stay together? My guest today is a rather a-typical pastor at a church that describes itself as being plurali...

Exploring Italian Culture Through Food, with Mamma Marzia
April 13, 2021

Do you dream of lasagna? Cannelloni? Pasta e fagioli? (I sure do.) And I’m sure I’m not the only one. I mean, everybody loves Italian food. Everybody! Even if you don’t consider yourself a cook, I’m sure you can throw together a little penne and olive ...