Spring 2018 Garden Checklist

Plan – Make a map of the garden, considering not only the available space you have for growing, but also the angles of light and shade throughout the growing season. Use companion plantings, and crop rotations to make the most of your space. Seed – Check out your local seedy Saturday and farm gate sales […]

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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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Spotlight On Sustainability: PRC Permaculture Design & Resilient Ecosystems

Victoria’s award-winning Pacific Rim College (PRC)  has always been committed to healthy communities and sustainable practices, but their newest program plans on reinventing the way permaculture design is taught. The Permaculture Design and Resilient Ecosystems Diploma Program launches in January 2018.  Throughout the one-year program, students receive an immersive education about the creation of sustainable […]

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