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One Thing Leads to Another

Lately there have been white Pelicans in this area so today we decided to drive to Cowichan Bay to see if they were there.  It was raining all morning, a light and misty rain, the kind you can get soaked in because it doesn’t seem that you need an umbrella. 199 more words

Daily Living

Farmer’s Markets

I have always had a love for farmer’s markets since I moved into my first apartment. It was a small studio apartment that was directly across the street from the city’s farmer’s market. 404 more words


Fields and Farms

The East End of the Island, especially the North Fork, is fertile farm land. Once covered with potato farms – a few barns remain – it is now home to small farms and farm stands, pumpkin and strawberry fields, tree and plant nurseries, sod farms and – most important now to the area’s economy – vineyards and wineries. 92 more words

The cost of eating healthy

Obesity is a major problem in the United States. More than two-in-three adults are overweight or obese, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases… 354 more words

Editorial: Legislature should pass the egg bill

More and more Oregonians are buying everything from eggs to eggplant directly from the men and women who grow them, skipping the stop at the supermarket in the process. 53 more words

Oregon Legislature

Random 5 for October 9 – Summer ends, restaurants, fall cleanup, chores, dry eye

It’s over – We get fresh corn on the cob from a farm stand. They specialize in it, staggering plantings so it starts early and lasts longer than other farms. 336 more words