Opening Night

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Saturday was opening night for Woodfire Pizza and Pasta located at the new Madrona Marketplace and we had a reservation and high hopes. We were not disappointed! Each of us ordered a different 10″ pizza, some with unusual but very tasty toppings, shared a couple of tomato salads, washed down with a sleeve of beer and… Read more »

Canada Day

Posted by & filed under Buy Local, family life, Food, Healthy Eating, Shopping on Gabriola.

There was live music today at the Village Shopping Center. We were there to shop for this afternoon’s get together with our friends and family. We stopped at the Village Liquor Store and then on to the Village Food Market. I love our grocery store, it is open every day except Christmas and always well stocked with… Read more »

Bulk Foods

Posted by & filed under Buy Local, Cooking, Food, Gabriola Island, Gabriola Living, greener living, Healthy Eating, Shopping on Gabriola, West Coast Living.

It is amazing what you discover is in your backyard just by googling something somewhat unrelated.  While searching for Belvedere Farm whilst writing the previous blog I stumbled across “Supply Line Organic Foods Buyers Club” which is accepting orders for Gabriola residents for the next 2 weeks, May 4- May 16, 2010.  Very excited I… Read more »