Save on Meats

Tapping The World's Best Beer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Fiona Morrow | Posted 06.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Making the switch to craft beer after a lifetime of drinking the big name brews is akin to spending your life in McDonalds, then sitting down for a me...

Anti-Anti-Gentrification Protests Rise Up

CBC | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

As protests and public discussion over gentrification in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside heat up, some local residents want to make it clear that anti-g...

Anarchists Strike Downtown Eastside Diner

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Anarchists are being blamed for stealing a street sign from a Vancouver restaurant that hands out sandwiches to the homeless. It's the second attack o...

Mark Brand's Vision To Do Right By His DTES Neighbours

John F. Gray | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
John F. Gray

Talk is cheap, and Vancouver's Mark Brand exemplifies the social entrepreneur who's all about getting things done. Brand's business isn't about stuffing his personal bottom line. Over coffee at his diner, Save On Meats, he shared his vision and goal for being a leader and creating a social business model that's independently sustainable, while supporting the local community.

Free Sandwiches For DTES Homeless

The Province | John Colebourn | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Mark Brand wants to help feed the homeless one breakfast sandwich at a time. Brand, the owner of Save On Meats at 43 West Hastings in Vancouver pla...