Li's Blog: "Cool Mediterranean" micro-climate on Salt Spring Island

"Cool Mediterranean" micro-climate on Salt Spring Island


Vineyard Grapes
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 cattle.

Organic practices are encouraged.

There appears to be a significant "back to the land" movement underway (once again). Sustainable farming is possible on Salt Spring. The Saturday Market in the Park highlights farmers...and the Tuesday Farmer's Market is also a busy venue. Roadside farm stands are all on the "honour system".

Interested in being a part of the agricultural community? Call me, for more information.

Lucky Salt Spring Islanders!

 

 

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

Comment balloon 4 commentsLi Read • April 18 2017 04:42PM

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Thanks for the lesson on your climate. 

Have a most productive spring.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 6 months ago

Li,

What an inviting post for those who share the values that are prevalent in Salt Spring Island.  Wishing you a great rest of the week,  A

Posted by Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing (Napa Consultants) 6 months ago

Great to hear from you, Roy and Ron and Alexandra.   I am very lucky to be able to live and to work here.

Posted by Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you! (Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring)) 6 months ago

One of these days, I'm going to come visit. That's a promise. D :) 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 6 months ago

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