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The Pemberton Farm Tour is a new program that was created to help promote local farmers and producers and to encourage the development of a strong and vibrant agritourism sector in Pemberton. The Pemberton Farm Tour is led by a Committee made up of local farmers and a representative from Tourism Pemberton. A new website is now … Continue reading Send your out of town visitors on a Pemberton Farm Tour
via Pemberton Museum The Pemberton and District Museum and Archives recognizes and respects that the Pemberton museum site operates within the traditional unceded territory of the Stl’atl’imx Nation. In early May, an article published in Pique Newsmagazine called for anyone with historical Lil'wat possessions, whether they were found, bought or gifted, to return them to … Continue reading Pemberton Museum receives funding to begin repatriation of artefacts of the Stl’atl’imx Nations
BC Transit and the Village of Pemberton are inviting the public to provide feedback on potential custom transit options for the Pemberton Valley Transit System. Custom transit is transit that doesn't follow a fixed route. It can be On Demand, Flexible Routing or handyDART, among others. An online survey is available for members of the public to … Continue reading Online survey from BC Transit asks for your input on “custom transit” – on-demand options to meet transit needs. Survey open until July 22
Congratulations to Lil'wat Nation's Attila Nelson, a UVic Philosophy major and storyteller, who recently took third place for his story at the Indigenous Arts & Stories awards, Canada's largest creative writing competition for Indigenous youth. Written up for his success in the Pique, Attila's winning story is shared below. The story I have chosen is … Continue reading The Great Flood: Attila Nelson’s award-winning story
The Grow it Forward Garden, located in the Pemberton Creek Community Garden is used as a teaching plot by Stewardship Pemberton's Feasting for Change initiative, to engage the community in gardening, through field trips, volunteer workshops, and incorporation with the nature camp curriculum. It also produces fresh, local vegetables for a number of social programs. … Continue reading Grow it Forward Garden is ready to harvest – volunteer for gardening tips and friends! Next session is Monday July 15 9am – 11am.
The Sea to Sky International Student program is desperately looking for homestay families in Pemberton. If you are interested in hosting a grade 8 to 12 student please contact Steve McCullough, Homestay Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org Families will receive $1200 per month to cover the expenses of hosting a student. Sea to Sky SD48 offers International … Continue reading Homestay families in Pemberton wanted