The Old Crow Cafe has sold to a new couple who will be taking over ownership at the beginning of May just in time for the busy summer season! Started in May of 2012 the current owners have worked hard at creating a funky atmosphere coupled with a West Coast take on Mexican fare. We wish both… Read more »
Gabriola’s 7th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival
Starting on March 31 is the 7th annual Isle of the Arts Festival. This is your chance to try your hand at a variety of workshops ranging from making your own soymilk to quilting and doll making to soapstone carving. For more information or to check out the online brochure click here. “If ever there… Read more »
One of our favourite things to do at the end of the summer is to enter things in the Fall Fair at the Gabriola Commons. This year all the girls as well as myself and my mother entered displays. The kids entered miniature gardens, dried flower arrangements, cookies, vegetable art and mom and I entered… Read more »
Year of the Cantaloupe
After many years of trying to grow melons with very little luck this year has seen a marked difference! We now have a greenhouse and currently have 5 good sized cantaloupes ripening for our enjoyment. We also have a volunteer melon in the garden of unknown variety that currently has 2 good sized fruit on… Read more »
Let Us Eat Lettuce!
After a somewhat rocky start to the garden this year (thought we were infested with wire worms which turned out to be a variety of centipede) we have an amazing garden! This lettuce is a bolt resistant red butter lettuce which did very well in the heat wave we are just finishing. We split this… Read more »