Happenings – Duncan’s 39 Days of July

When: June 30 – August 7 Where: Duncan, B.C. What began as a 10-day celebration of the city of Duncan’s centennial has turned into a free annual 39-day music festival—aptly named “39 Days of July.” Organized by the Duncan Cowichan Festival Society, the event runs from June 30 to August 7, or “long weekend to […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Summer Street Fairs

Summer is here! It’s time to get out and explore Vancouver Island. What better way to start than by supporting your neighbourhood businesses and checking out your local street fair, block party, or festival? Read our list below to find out what outdoor events are coming to your community. June 17 – Car Free YYJ 11:00am- […]

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Immune Boosting Your Garden

By Alysha Punnett, Site Manager & Community Education Coordinator, Compost Education Centre I talk a lot about prevention in the workshops here at the Compost Education Centre (CEC). An organic gardener’s best line of defence for fighting pests and disease in the garden are techniques that contribute to preventing them in the first place. Below […]

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