A Foraged Feast 2020
2020 brought with it an intensified desire for food security and for connection to our food sources. Galiano island residents tried to stay put as much as possible and we wondered how much of our food we could source on the island. Some people had time open up for growing more food and most of […]Continue reading
DEEP Challenge # 8: Forest bathing!
This last seasons DEEP Challenge. DEEP immerses you into the quiet of the West Coast forests! Some people call it ‘Forest bathing’, some people call it ‘Going for a walk’ – either way, when we emerge ourselves in the natural environment, we gain health. Physical activity in the form of a walk in nature is […]Continue reading
DEEP Challenge #7: Finding your way!
A little bit about navigation! Challenge starts June 15th and finishes June 29th “When neither sun nor stars appeared for many a day, they gave up hope! This was a terrible handicap to them, because these ancient navigators had no compass nor any other instrument. The only way they could guide the ship was by the […]Continue reading
June 8th – Bonus DEEP Challenge: DEEP goes deep on World Oceans’ Day!
DEEP goes deep Together we can create a healthier ocean that sustains us all! June 8th is World Oceans Day & the Galiano Conservancy Association is hosting a very special beach-cleaning scavenger hunt. Join us in our Galiano-wide shoreline clean-up at any beach on Galiano of your choice! Need beach-cleaning supplies? Come to one of […]Continue reading
Deep-Challenge #6: All about Berries
Today, it is all about Berries! Challenge starts June 1st and finishes June 15th Here on Galiano Island, there is a big interest in ‘grazing’ through the woods. During the spring, we love to eat the new tips of a Douglas Fir, taste the young, bright green Salal leaves, and find some delicious Oyster Mushrooms […]Continue reading