It is that time of the season where we are looking for small gifts to take to hosts of holiday gatherings and I have come across some great ones! If you are heading out to a friends for dinner swing by the Village Liquor Store (find them on facebook) and check out their assortment of… Read more »
We promised that we would do some spotlights of businesses and artists on Gabriola for the 2012 holiday shopping season. Today we are focussing on North Road Sports at Madrona Marketplace. This wonderful store is stocked with casual and active wear for both men and women as well as a wall of shoes and boots… Read more »
With Christmas creeping ever closer it is time to start looking at what to buy the special ones in our lives. This year like many past years we are committing to buy local whenever possible. To help our readers out we are going to do spotlights on local businesses that we like to buy Christmas… Read more »
This long weekend is one of the busiest on Gabriola and there is so much to do. Saturday saw crowds at the Community Garage sale and the Farmers Market was as busy as ever with lots of produce and baking, pottery, jewelery, handmade soaps, tie dye clothing, garden furniture and more – all locally produced! Sunday… Read more »
There are many road side stands on Gabriola which offer such things as fresh produce, fresh eggs, homebaked and preserved goodies, and crafts. It is part of the Gulf Island lifestyle. People move to Gabriola for a lifestyle change which often includes a home occupation. This sweet little stand displays beautiful handmade pottery.