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The Victoria Day Holiday Weekend is coming up...this is a holiday right across Canada, and for many locations is the signal for "the season" to begin. On Salt Spring Island, it's the annual Round Salt Spring Sailing Race. This well attended race is often seen as a crew shakedown event before the...
05/17/2017
So...now it begins...the amazing Pacific Northwest Coast "season"...May to October. As we segue to the close of April, we can see the flowering forward of our natural world. On Salt Spring, orchards are abloom, gardens are welcoming, lambs are in pastures, boaters are ready for their sea adventu...
04/25/2017
Salt Spring Island and the Southern Gulf Islands enjoy a micro-climate known as "cool Mediterranean". This temperate climate supports vineyards, olive groves, orchards...two farms on Salt Spring actually export food to Vancouver. Sheep graze, alpacas and llamas are also in fields, plus some catt...
04/18/2017
April is that lovely segue month between early and late Spring...buds unfolding, blossoms igniting orchards, the froth of nature erupting everywhere. Boaters are getting ready for cruising adventures at sea, and summer dreams are enticing us. April wakes us up. Lots to see and do on beautiful Sa...
04/02/2017
How does one live on Salt Spring, if work is still in your life script? Retirement is one thing, but what if an income stream is still essential? Tourism (the visitor experience) is the main economic driver on Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands. Essentially park reserves (growth has been curtailed...
03/29/2017
Salt Spring Island encourages a strong alternative health community. Reiki, cranial-sacral therapy, acupuncture, yoga, meditation, healing touch, therapeutic massage, reflexology, aromatherapy...plus on island mainstream medical care. An excellent hospital facility on Salt Spring is connected wi...
03/24/2017
Salt Spring is famed for its artists community. Visiting for the day? Make sure to enjoy the gallery walk in Ganges Village: Gallery 8 and Steffich Fine Art in Grace Point Square; Pegasus Gallery of Canadian Art, in "Old Mouat's"; Jill Louise Campbell Gallery across from Treehouse Cafe, in "new ...
03/20/2017
There is an authentic "back to the land" movement underway...again. The temperate climate found on Salt Spring and the Southern Gulf Islands encourages small scale farming. Orchards, vineyards, olive groves, berries, veggies, hops...plus cheese-makers, wineries, cidery, craft brewers...the agrar...
03/15/2017
Summer dreams swim in and out of our minds, at this time of year. Salt Spring is a seasonless environment for both visitors and real estate seekers...there is always something going on...but June, July, August, September offer dazzling days on the Salish Sea. Salt Spring is beautifully positione...
03/09/2017
On my lovely Salt Spring Island, swimming in the Salish Sea, between Vancouver and Victoria, and close to Seattle, there is only one plow.  Main roads to ferries are kept cleared...otherwise, you're on your own.  Usually, we just see rain, grey, cloud, and early Spring by early February.  This ye...
03/04/2017
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