Gabriola Greens

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A tasty and nutritious treat even for the little ones … my daughter loves this stuff! In the summer time we frequent the Good Earth Market to pick up our favourite greens and vegetables but in the winter I am happy to find these huge leaves of organic rainbow chard in our local grocery store.

Ride to Conquer Cancer: 2009

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So it is a new year and I wanted to do something that was really special and would make a difference. Every morning I watch the news while drinking my coffee and I saw an ad for “The Ride to Conquer Cancer: 2009”. It peaked my curiosity so I went and checked out the website…. Read more »

Fiddlehead Farm

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Just before the big snowfall, my husband and I took our girls to visit our friends at Fiddlehead Farm. We are looking to buy some laying hens and also wanted to get an idea of what kind of structure to build. They raise a lovely, calm heritage breed of chickens, called Dorkings, and we hope… Read more »

Winter Squash

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These winter squash are such beautiful fruits of our garden. They can be decorative and store very well in a cool dry location, tasty and healthful they get sweeter as the winter progresses and can keep until the spring!