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Wild Berries

Berries are amazingly good for you. They’re full of anti-aging anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals and are also “juicy foods”, meaning that they are mostly water and, therefore, incredibly hydrating. 218 more words


Harvest Lessons

It’s that time of year again, when I take stock of the bounty of my garden, harvest my carrots & beet roots, and source local food to supplement my processing and preserving production. 436 more words

Found: Canadian Fleur de Sel

What: Fleur de Sel — that most prized and expensive of salts, which is harvested by hand from the top layer of sea salt. This version, from Vancouver Island Salt Co., is made in Canada. 130 more words


Potato Harvest 2014

We had a special occasion yesterday, well, a couple.  My cousin came for a visit from his home of 30 years in Guatemala.  We had a lot to catch up on and did so with a three-generation family feast on the porch.   109 more words

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Just a Little Respite

This morning it is 22° with a slight breeze. It has been a sweltering few days here in the Lower Mainland, yesterday at 29°. It has been somewhat humid as well and for me brings back memories of living in Toronto where the heat and humidity never let up at all, not even at night. 918 more words


Farm gate sales 2014

Last year I went in search of Farm Gate Sales in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.  This year there seem to be even more eggs, blueberry stands and berry U-picks all the way up and down Old Dewdney Trunk Road in Pitt Meadows.   330 more words

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