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Victoria, Canada is a small city with a big farm-to-table scene

The city has a college-town vibe, with its quaint streets and bevy of coffeehouses and indie shops.

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    KidsPost

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    Travel

    VICTORIA, BC— JANUARY:  Salt Spring Island Cheese is one of the many local producers with a year-round stall at Victoria Public Market. They sell over ten varieties of goat cheese made just off the southern coast of Vancouver Island. (Photo by Liza Weisstuch for The Washington Post)

    Victoria, Canada is a small city with a big farm-to-table scene

    The city has a college-town vibe, with its quaint streets and bevy of coffeehouses and indie shops.

    Travel coverage

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