It seems early this year, but yes indeed it is berry picking time! The black berries are big, sweet, juicy and plentiful – perfect for syrup, jam, pie, freezing whole and best of all eating fresh.
This past holiday Monday Robyn and I and all the kids headed down to The Commons to help ‘People for a Healthy Community’ get the food bank garden beds ready for planting. Together with a group of volunteers we weeded, mowed, turned soil and planted starts of kale and chard to help get the garden… Read more »
A group of us took the day to head up to Mount Washington yesterday to try snowshoeing. We arrived around noon and after bathroom breaks, renting equipment, and getting trail passes we were ready for our afternoon adventure. It was a blast, tons of snow either packed or powder depending on your preference. We went… Read more »
If you are looking to come visit beautiful Gabriola Island BC Ferries is letting kids ride free over the BC Family Day long weekend, see below for more information and a link to the media release. “BC Ferries is providing free fare for all children 11 years of age and under traveling with their family… Read more »
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 »