Organic Farming At Its Best

April 29, 2024 | Farm, Sustainability

Organic Farming At Its Best Organic farming is a method of farming that is sustainable and environmentally friendly, in a way that doesn’t use toxic pesticides and fertilizers in operations. Several factors have attributed to the increased popularity of organic farming,…

Farm To Table Experience

August 25, 2022 | Farm, Sustainability

Farm To Table Experience In the world we live in today, there’s something special about eating food that is grown naturally and locally. Organic farming brings together the best practices of tradition, community, and sustainability in an often overwhelming world. The increasingly more popular practice…

Sustainability and Best Practices

July 25, 2022 | Sustainability

Sustainable living is a way of life that aims to reduce your carbon footprint, through reducing, reusing, recycling, and conserving. There are many ways you can incorporate sustainable living into your life. These include utilizing more sustainable household technology, practicing green transportation, buying eco-friendly household products, and…

Exploring Local Markets On Salt Spring

June 29, 2022 | Local, Sustainability

If you’re visiting Salt Spring, it’s hard to miss the colorful stalls of the many farmers’ markets that take place year-round.  Whether you’re coming to visit the island in May or December, you can be sure there will be fresh…

Beginnings, Ponds, Rivers, Falls and Retaining Walls

May 30, 2022 | Sustainability

Water is life. But while everything living on Earth depends on it, as residents in a particular geography we don’t often give much thought to our local sources of water—at least until there’s a shortage.   On Salt Spring Island, we are subject to a boom-bust…