Kale…who would have guessed

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We were at a going away party for a friend last night, pot-luck of course.  We love pot-lucks because everybody always makes their best dish and you are able to feast on wonderful food until we are stuffed. Robyn made Kale Chips, something we have recently been making for our families regularly and can report… Read more »

Biggie Tomato

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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!

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 »

Once Upon a Time…

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There were two curious little girls who were able to spend an afternoon exploring within a fairytale land.  There were dragon’s, castles, lush greenery, faeries and so much more! This past Saturday the girls went and explored the wonderful Once Upon a Time art market/tea house here at a private residence on Gabriola. There were… Read more »