It is the time of year were I try to make sure that the majority of the food we are eating is of benefit to the immune system. On Gabriola right now we like many parts of the country have a nasty flu making the rounds, so to fight it I made a yummy immune… Read more »
Gabriola Holiday Highlights!
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 »
Kale…who would have guessed
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 »
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 »
…and they just keep coming – tomatoes that is. Even though we had a very cool start to the year we seem to have an abundance of tomatoes. The beauty of buying bedding plants is that you can try so many different varieties. In the spring we went to the Wild Rose nursery located on… Read more »