Celebrate the last day of winter at the 9th annual Duncan Seedy Sunday

Celebrate the last day of winter at the 9th annual Duncan Seedy Sunday

Looks: 17 Event: Duncan Seedy Sunday When: Sunday, March 19, 2017 Where: Cowichan Tribes Gymnasium Si’em Lelum (5574 River Road, Duncan, BC) Time: 10am-2pm Contact: Jennifer Dorby Position: Food Security Coordinator Duncan Seedy Sunday: Celebrate the last day of winter at the 9th annual Duncan Seedy Sunday Don’t let the flurries of this past season […]

Mill Bay Plantaholics Are At It Again!

Mill Bay Plantaholics Are At It Again!

Looks: 32 The Millbay Plantaholics is a group of five local women and that have a Charity Plant Sale each year.  We donate half of the proceeds to Somenos House in Duncan and the other half is donated to support a young woman complete her secondary school education in Malawi. Below is information regarding this year’s […]

Why the ‘Do Not Call’ list is not working

Why the ‘Do Not Call’ list is not working

Looks: 12 (NC) Nearly a decade since Canada’s national Do Not Call List (DNCL) was launched, this consumer protection measure against unwanted calls is falling short of public expectations. According to a national survey conducted by Leger, Canadians are coping creatively with the rising volume of annoying calls they field on their mobile and home […]

Cowichan Grown – Buy Local! Buy Fresh!

Cowichan Grown – Buy Local! Buy Fresh!

Looks: 2 The 7th edition of the Buy Local! Buy Fresh! Cowichan Farm Map (BLBF) is here! Spanning Shawnigan Lake to south of Nanaimo, this annual guide has been helping Cowichan residents and visitors to the region, search out Cowichan-grown food, drink, and value-added products since its inception. Blessed with Canada’s only Maritime-Mediterranean climatic zone, […]

Mortgage renewal: It pays to shop around

Mortgage renewal: It pays to shop around

Looks: 0 (NC) You work hard for your money. One of your biggest expenses is likely your mortgage. So if you had the opportunity to improve the interest rate, alter the term or otherwise make your mortgage a better fit with your life and finances, wouldn’t you take it? Far too many Canadians do not […]

MILL BAY PLANTAHOLICS PLANT SALE

MILL BAY PLANTAHOLICS PLANT SALE

Looks: 4 SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016  Sharon Martin, Barb Kohlman, Ali Morris, Noreen Carver and Elaine Scott are busy planning for the next Mill Bay Plantaholics Plant Sale which will take place on Saturday, April 23 from 9am to 2 pm at 2836 Oceanside Lane, Mill Bay (east off Trans Canada Highway at Kilmalu, south […]

Raised Bed Gardening

Raised Bed Gardening

Looks: 2 Gardening is a passion practiced all over the Cowichan Valley. This year the extremely dry weather challenged many gardeners trying to grow food and flowers alike. One approach, advocated by some local gardeners, is container gardening, where raised containers hold dirt in which the crops are grown. The method helps keeps weeds to […]

Cowichan Rhodo Society October meeting features Spring 2015 UK Garden Trip

Cowichan Rhodo Society October meeting features Spring 2015 UK Garden Trip

Looks: 6 Carrie Nelson, President of the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society (CVRS) extends an invitation to gardeners and others to its October 7 meeting at St. John’s church hall in Duncan at 7:30 pm. “We are featuring a special presentation on our successful spring 2015 Tour of southeast England Gardens. We had 47 people from […]

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