Spotlight on Sustainability: Bees Please Farms

Have you ever thought about beekeeping but been too intimidated by the amount of work? Let Bees Please Farms take care of that for you! Meet Kate Fraser, founder of the Victoria-based business, Bees Please Farms—the company renting out beehives and chickens! When Fraser and her husband bought their first home they immediately decided to […]

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2017 Winter Market Round-Up

‘Tis the season for winter markets! Check out our list below to find out where the all the best markets will be popping up on Vancouver Island this winter.  Winter Market in the Spencer Mansion When: November 23- 26. Thursday 5:00-9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 10:00am-5:00p, and Sunday 12:00-5:00pm Where: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. […]

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Don’t Bank On It

IT WAS THE best of times; it was the worst of times. On a mid-December morning in 2016, Styrofoam cups of Nescafé and smiling faces comforted the dozen or so people waiting in line with me at the Mustard Seed food bank. A light snow drifted to the ground as the line crept forward toward […]

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