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Back to the land movement calling your name?


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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 agrarian lifestyle is alive and well on these island gems.

The Saturday Market, the Tuesday Farmers Market, road-side stands (on the honour system) are sales venues for the local Island farmers. Fall Fair, Taste of Salt Spring, Harvest events, Apple Fest...all treasured events that showcase agricultural pursuits and rural lifestyles.

More information? Call me. Looking for your piece of rural beauty? Look forward to helping you to discover and to buy your agricultural dream.

 

 

How may I help you to discover special Salt Spring Island & the Southern Gulf Islands?   Call me!

Comment balloon 1 commentLi Read • March 15 2017 05:58PM
Back to the land movement calling your name?
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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… more
Pacific Northwest Coast enjoyed "real winter"…
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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,… more
Sailing through the Salish Sea?
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A view from Salt Spring Island. Did you know? Amazing Mt Baker, in the background, is in Washington State. If you look at a satellite map shot of the Pacific Northwest Coast region, you will see that the U. S. San Juan Islands are very close to… more
Enjoy the great Pacific Northwest Coast… on either side of border
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Beauty is the middle name of the great Pacific Northwest Coast. On both sides of the coastal border, an idyllic grouping of Islands invites discovery. This area is in some of the best protected boating waters in the world, and is ideal for sailing,… more
B. C. Family Holiday day… enjoy Salt Spring Island!
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B. C. Family Day holiday Monday… an annual winter break, in mid-February. Things to do and to enjoy, on special Salt Spring Island: Enjoy Drummond Children's Park on Fulford Harbour. Check out a movie at Salt Spring's amazing little cinema. Hike… more
Almost February… time to dust off Winter's cobwebs…
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January offers us a tidy-up option. You know, around the house and in the office. Sort, organize, delete… February introduces early Spring, and that January cocoon moment is over. Salt Spring Island is a seasonless destination for a visitor… more
Just some of the things to enjoy on Salt Spring Island!
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Things to do and to enjoy on Salt Spring Island… picnic and hike at Ruckle Park. meander the Ganges art galleries (Gallery Walk). kayak to Chocolate Island beach. do the studio tour (pick up map at Visitors Centre). wine tastings at the… more
Early January thoughts… a new year, a new market.
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January, 2017. The real estate market shows its tone by mid-February, in our secondary home marketplace. It seems that the first six weeks of a New Year continue the tenor of November and December of the previous year. A resurgence in sales, a thin… more
Salt Spring Island… a foodie paradise… plus!
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Are you thinking of buying an arable acreage on Salt Spring? Interested in being self-sufficient? Wanting to be a part of the organic foodie revolution? Call me, and let's look at some opportunities that will suit you. Salt Spring Island seems to… more