Max has contributed to the CV Collective a number of times dating back to the very first issue. He has been very involved in the local hospitality industry for many years and is passionate about community, culture, and, well, good times! Since selling his Courtenay restaurant a number of years ago, he has been busy working as a hospitality consultant, but is now invested in the development of the Community Urban Bazaar in Cumberland where he’s helping to build a tiny business hub with a focus on community engagement and small-business culture in his own backyard.
When I wrote The New Brewmox Valley for the inaugural issue of this magazine in 2014, I told a hopeful and optimistic story of three very different new and local […]
Words by Max OudendagPhotos by Sara Kempner