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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 […]

Limbert Mountain Farm: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Another stop on my Circle Farm Tour last week in the Harrison/Agassiz region was Limbert Mountain Farm, – a heritage farm that offers up fresh organic herbs, teas, garden vegetables, and a tea room / demonstration kitchen for their Simply Fine Foods collection. We met up with owners, Trudie & Claude Bouchard in their kitchen […]

Premier Gordon Campbell Guest Blog

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I had the opportunity to interview Premier Gordon Campbell a little while ago although unfortunately our schedules couldn’t match up to make it actually happen. As such, the Premier took some time to answer a few questions for my readers (some of the questions were sourced from my Twitter contacts as well).

The Farm House Natural Cheeses: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Continuing the Circle Farm Tour series from my adventures last week in the Harrison/Agassiz region, our next stop was The Farm House Natural Cheeses. “The family farm is a great thing,” said owner Debra Boyes when we had our tasting. The farm hosts a retail shop so people can come and buy their cheese directly […]

Kilby Historic Site: Circle Farm Tour

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The next stop on the Circle Farm Tour for my group this week was the Kilby Historic Site in Harrison Mills [Google Map]. Kilby was a bustling whistle stop destination home to thousands at its peak where Mr Acton Kilby ran the general store (1906), post office, hotel, and most elements you’d find in a […]