Bathing Birds

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Sitting at my breakfast table this morning I watched a robin in the bird bath splashing merrily as another flew in to perch on the pot beside the bath waiting patiently for his turn. There was much splashing and fluffing of feathers and after he finished the female came back for a second turn scrubbing herself… Read more »

Sparks on Gabriola!

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This past fall we were very lucky to have the chance to enroll our eldest daughter into “Sparks” which is the first level of the Girl Guides of Canada program.  They have been meeting weekly since this time and the activities have been wonderful from going to tour the Police Station, Fire Station, have a… Read more »

Gabriola Agriculture

Posted by & filed under Food, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, Gardening on Gabriola, greener living, Gulf Island Lifestyle, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living, West Coast Living.

I have been spending a fair amount of time looking online at farm co-op’s and how they are started and run.  I looked at Glen Valley farm’s website located in the Fraser Valley and was inspired by what they have created there, a successful model of co-operative organic agriculture. The goals of this co-op is… Read more »