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Canadian Hazelnut: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison & Agassiz was at Canadian Hazelnut [Google Map]. A team of brothers run the family operation, growing, processing and selling a variety of hazelnut products. We got a tour of the grounds, where their dogs came out to greet us and nibble on […]

Candidate Interview with Carole James

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Continuing my election coverage I have requested interviews with several of the candidates for Premier and they have all been gracious enough to supply answers to my questions (in email or video form). The following are the responses from Carole James of the BC NDP (some of the questions are similar to those I have […]

Candidate Interview with Jane Sterk

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Update: Some may have found chunks of Jane’s responses have been copied/pasted from the Green Party’s website. As my website stands for genuine and authentic content, I have contacted the Green Party about this issue and will update again shortly. Update: May 8, 2009 – I had a telephone conversation with Jane Sterk and have […]

The Back Porch: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second to last stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in Harrison and Agassiz was The Back Porch. We stopped by after breakfast to explore some of the antiques, the hand-made pottery, and sample the delicious roasted coffee (fired on-site in a 1919 flame coffee roaster). Dan and Lynda have a lovely home […]

BC SPCA Adoption Challenge

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My friend Keira recently adopted a rescue dog and through her I’ve been able to learn a lot more about pet adoption and alternatives to retail stores for acquiring a furry animal friend. As it turns out, May is also Adoption Month at the BC SPCA so I’ve received even more information about this movement […]