Archive of posts tagged "farm"

Providence Farm

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We made a quick stop at the General Store on Providence Farm in Duncan while on our tour of the Cowichan Valley. Its history dates back to 1864 when the Sisters of St Ann purchased 400 acres of land on the promise that they would occupy and build upon it. It has gone through several […]

Fairburn Farm

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As our little tour van rolled up the dusty gravel road toward Fairburn Farm, I knew we would be in for a treat. I hopped out and had to let the scenery soak in a bit. We stood in front of a lovely farm house surrounded by pastures, mountains, and lush green hues that sprouted […]

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 […]

Vancouver History: Avalon Dairy

Comments 10 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For some reason this morning Avalon Dairy popped into my head and I figured that having a farm in the middle of a single-family residential neighbourhood in South Vancouver is definitely something worth exploring. Photo credit: SqueakyMarmot on Flickr Last year John and I did the Amazing Hunt, a really fun, local version of TV’s […]