Captains Way Colour: Part 2

The deluge of Fall rain did not deter members of the Bluewater community of Bowen Island in planting rhododendrons along Captains Way, in anticipation of Spring colours for all to...

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The Menorah Project of Shirat HaYam

What the Bowen Island Community Foundation called the “Jewish Community Education and Equality Project” we fondly renamed “The Menorah Project”. Here is why. Every December, we have a community event...

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Low Hanging Fruit

The Bowen Island Community Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grants supported community fruit picks at three different island locations, and the planting of fruit trees at five locations on-island. We engaged eleven...

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The Bruces’ Garden

HISTORY: This project was initiated by an ad hoc group of gardeners wanting to see improvements to a garden at the south end of Cowan Point Drive. The garden was...

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Friendship Planting

Our goal with this project was to teach young families with kids how to create a sustainable food source while learning about the benefits of companion planting (nature’s best friends!)....

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Sunshine Valley Art Class

Freda Lombard from Zealous Art came to the Sunshine Valley, Hope, BC, to lead a group of 13 people to each create their own sailboat masterpiece.  We had locals as...

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Toddler Beach Day

Thank you so much for the grant. The toddler beach day was a success. It was held on Friday Aug 5th at crescent beach. We had 18 children signed up,...

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