It’s been a long hot summer and though it’s officially fall, summer weather isn’t over yet. In August and September the Lower Mainland of B.C. and Vancouver Island broke a 119 year dry-spell… Continue reading
Although the term “buying locally” can refer to a number of products, produce purchased from farmer’s markets, food co-ops, and local food stands is what usually comes to mind. And though it may… Continue reading
Despite the fact the weather was a few degrees cooler than expected August weather did not disappoint. We had a fabulous month with friends making sweet memories.
The best places to bring your friends from out of town are your local restaurants and local businesses. When I go shopping in the city chain stores I’m appalled to see sales clerks… Continue reading
The Farmers’ Market has become a major event right through the summer, attracting both locals and visitors to the island. Dozens of local farmers sell fresh produce and many local artists, craftspeople and… Continue reading