Over the years, Level Ground has worked hard to build a community around local businesses and supporting each other. Being a coffee roaster, we need a lot of space to store, roast and package our products. Like a lot of other 'large space' organizations, we're located off Keating Cross Road in Saanichton in Greater Victoria.
What a lot of people don't realize is that there are a lot of fantastic, small businesses surrounding us. Everything from chocolate, to farmers, vineyards and more, Saanichton has a lot to offer (more than most assume!)
We wanted to build a map that highlights the businesses and gems that are hidden over the hills, down dirt roads and tucked away.
Whether you're a avid cyclist, a family, or just looking for an adventure, why not spend the day perusing Saanichton and exploring new businesses?
Prior to your adventure, please double check open hours at the businesses as they are mostly small businesses which might have special or seasonal hours.
Start your day with a coffee and pastry at the Level Ground Tasting Room.
Get your chocolate on at Rock Coast Confections, and if it's a warm day, they make the BEST ice cream sandwiches.
Head to Dan's Farm and Country Market, visit the goats and stock up on local produce. Or you can head to Silver Rill Market on your way to Island View Mini Golf.
After some mini golf, refuel at Adriana's for lunch.
Hike around Bear Hill Park afterwards for quieter trails and nice views.
End your day relaxing - at Category 12 Brewing or if wine is more your drink of choice, there are lots of nearby options - Symphony, DeVine Distillery and Winery or Church & State Vineyard.
On your way home, check out the Country Bee Honey Farm or Mosi Bakery.
Use Google Maps for your own easy-to-use map!