Chef Andrea Carlson – Owner of Burdock & Co Restaurant – Food Talks Volume 9

Food Talks Vancouver Volume 9
Theme: Sustainability in our Food System.
— What does local mean?
— How much do you want to tell your customer about sustainability issues?
— Protecting the farmland
— Quality, taste & local
— Politics at play

This evening was organized by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster.

Speaker shown in this video is:

Chef Andrea Carlson
Chef and Owner Burdock & Co Restaurant and Harvest Community Foods.

Here is Andrea’s bio, courtesy of

Andrea Carlson is a graduate of the Dubrulle Culinary School, where she honed her culinary skills under Executive Chef Rob Clark at C Restaurant, first as a pastry chef and later as Sous Chef. From C, she moved to Victoria to work at the Sooke Harbour House with its famed edible landscape. Andrea Carlson has garnered the Prestigious Green Award from Vancouver Magazine. When she was at Raincity Grill, she was the first chef in town to feature a 100-mile menu; she has worked as the Executive Chef at Bishops Restaurant, as well she helped launch the city’s compost program by composting with the mayor.

Food Talks is an evening of expert speakers from the Vancouver Food community.

To hear more speakers from Food Talks please visit

Food Talks Volume 9 was held in Vancouver BC Canada on September 24th 2013.

Presented by Richard Wolak,

As featured on
Presented by and

Videography by Geoff Peters of Birds in the House Productions

Filmed at the Lost and Found Cafe 33 W Hastings St, Vancouver BC Canada

Closing music by Laundryman used with permission.

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