The Daily Harvest

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We had such a cool start to the summer that I thought the garden would never grow, but I was surprised, we are able to  pick a bountiful daily harvest of vegetables – enough for three families. We used sea weed and compost this year and the result has been market quality. When there is too much we… Read more »

Mad Rona’s

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It is great little coffee bar at Madrona Shopping center. On a hot day they open the overhead doors for a refreshing open air experience. There is plenty of comfortable seating, both inside and out. They serve really good coffee, tea, snack bars and pastries. You can buy a delicious lunch of soup, sandwiches and wraps. We arrived early on… Read more »

A Great Weekend

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This past weekend was the third annual Gabriola Theatre Festival and what a wonderful time it was. The Street Art vendors provided a fantastic display of local arts and crafts including jewelry, leatherwork, wood work, paintings, cards, glasswork, handmade soaps, photography and more! There was a pancake breakfast, a kids craft corner, dancing and music,… Read more »