Valley people: Steve Elskens

Steve Elskens - Andrew Leong
Steve Elskens
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Name: Steve Elskens

Occupation: Farm’s Gate Food and Catering

Age: take a guess

Hometown: Dendermonde, Belgiumy

If you get a chance go see: Marigold Exotic Hotel

Right now I am reading: Book of Negroes —a powerfual story of slavery

I’m listening to: Cold Specks

At least once everyone should: go to the farmer’s market

Most people don’t know I: was raised by wolves

Proudest or happiest moment: getting my first BMX bike at nine

Biggest fear: driving the Malahat

If I was appointed king of the valley I would: introduce mandatory cooking lessons in school, from kindergarten

Before I die: go on a bicycle trip across the world and visit all aikido dojos

Words I live by: Give lots, expect nothing

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