My Dirty Old Man

My father grew up poor in southside Chicago, a clapboard house with no insulation, and rail tracks out back where the freight trains rolled past on their way to the Blue Island Yards. His family, like many, appropriated… Read More

Myth

The first time I ever remembering being distinctly embarrassed was in third grade class at Sonora Elementary School. My teacher was Mrs. Hanson, a teacher I adored, who favoured floral dresses and half eye glasses. We had been… Read More

Season of the Red

With Spring officially over, and in the record books as one of our wettest ever, we can finally turn our anticipatory eyes, and taste buds, to the scions of long light and delicious heat. Look around. Those tentative… Read More

Bottling Up Spring for the Whole Year

About four years ago my friend Katy made my day, and made many since, by teaching me to make Elderflower Cordial from the Elderberry tree. The berries are NOT edible, so don’t go taste tasting those. However, the… Read More

Welcome

Thanks for visiting us, and welcome! We’re a small-scale farming enterprise located in the great community of Gibsons, BC. Each year we grow over 75 varieties of vegetables and fruits, and raise some livestock also. With a little… Read More