Shifting Landscapes

We are a group of local writers, poets and photographers who put together an anthology which we published in print form with a NSG. We bring together participants of all...

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Beat the Winter Blues

Check out this great video from the “Beat the Winter Blues” community gathering in Sayward, Northern Vancouver Island. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClL-AI67ZYQ There were over 50 community members who came out to enjoy...

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Intro to carving workshop

I received funding in fall 2020 to pilot a 2-day beginner’s carving workshop in the Toquaht village of Macoah on the north coast of Barkley Sound. The event was a...

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Free The Seeds – Quadra Island

Free the Seeds achieved what we set out to do. We purchased seeds from William Dam Seeds and Saanich Organics, both suppliers of high quality organic, non-gmo seed. Additionally, one...

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Remote Community Grocery Delivery

Getting supplies to the islands around Surge Narrows has never been easy as it usually requires: • boat travel, often in bad weather, or darkness, or both • a 45...

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KinPark Community Pantry

With the support of Victoria Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grant, I was able to team up with youth, local businesses and community members to build Duncan’s first free community pantry! A...

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March 1, 2022

Bokashi and Vermicomposting

We received a NSG to help us share knowledge about composting with worms and fermentation. We’ve been busy setting up the worm bin, soil factory and bokashi (fermenting compost) demonstration...

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March 1, 2022

Easy Self Watering Garden Systems

In September 2021, I shared and demonstrated an approach to container gardening that reduces water usage, time and physical demands. This system means having a garden is more accessible to...

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Quadra Island Beach Cleanup

We got a Neighbourhood Small Grant to support the “Quadra Island beach clean dream team.” To date we have collected and stashed or removed equivalent to approximately 3- 40 yard...

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