Seedy Saturday on Salt Spring Island BC

Seedy Saturday on Salt Spring was a huge success. I was glad I was there at 9:45 by 11am the farmers institute was packed. There was probably 40 or so tables set up with everything from organic coffee, baked goods to people selling organic seeds. There was also a series of lectures from permaculture to tree pruning. If you missed it don't miss it next year. It should be on … [Read more...]

Salt Spring Island Apple Festival 2 Oct 2011

The Salt Spring Island Apple Festival was on Sunday 2nd of Oct. There were 16 farms on this years Apple Festival. The twitter hashtag for the Salt Spring apple festival was #ssiapple. There were not as many tweets sent out as I thought there would be. The main starting point for the apple festival was Fulford Hall. I did not make it to all 16 farms. I was going back and forth between a buyer in … [Read more...]

The Salt Spring Island Blossom festival

June and I slipped off the farm Sunday afternoon with Passport in hand and no kids. It was fun to tour the island and not look at Real Estate. We managed to go to 6 places and get our stickers for our passport. We went to Fraser Thimble Farm, Plant Farm, Foxglove Farm and Garden Supplies, a well deserved coffee and muffin at TJ Beans, Salt Spring Air and then a final stop at Harbour House Hotel. … [Read more...]