Tag Archive: farmers market

Summer Lingers – Give Thanks

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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

The Advantages of Buying Locally

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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

Summer was Super

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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.

I love shopping local

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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

Farmers Market

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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