Happenings – Salt Spring Island Apple Festival

WHEN: September 30, 2018 WHERE: Fulford Hall TICKETS: Fulford Hall and outside the Ganges Tourist Information Centre by Emma Sloan On Sunday, September 30, Fulford Hall will host the 19th annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival: an eight-hour, free-roam, volunteer-run love letter to the tradition of apple farming on the island. Hailed as “apple heaven” […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Get Fresh

Get Fresh is a hidden gem of a resource. It’s your complete guide to fresh local food and services on Vancouver Island. Want to know what produce is in season? Where to find locally made products? What restaurant use local ingredients? Get Fresh’s guide can tell you all this and more! “We wanted consumers to […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Compost Education Centre

Committed to educating CRD residents about compost and ecological gardening, the Compost Education Centre is a gem of a resource. Their workshops–many even offered for free– as well as their school programming provide valuable information to gardeners of any kind. Found in Fernwood at 1216 North Park St., “It’s an oasis in the middle of […]

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