Biggie Tomato

Posted by & filed under Cooking, Food, Gardening on Gabriola.

Our gardening is just about done for the year, the beds have been tidied and only the cold hardy vegetables are left to browse from. We had an abundance of really big tomatos and made a lot of tomato sauce!

Foraging on Gabriola

Posted by & filed under Cooking, Flora and Fauna, Food, Healthy Living.

There are quite a number of plants that can be foraged for food on Gabriola. The spring and summer months offer a multitude of berries, oregon grape, young stinging nettle,  and tender greens; in the fall find rose hips and mushrooms. It is very satisfying to walk along mossy forest trails and spy a chanterelle mushroom, and… Read more »

Degnen Bay

Posted by & filed under At the Sea, Gulf Island Lifestyle.

I had pleasant day this weekend driving visitors around for a scenic tour which brought us to Degnen Bay with its deep water and sheltered anchorage, it was nice to stop for a while and enjoy the view.