You've got to love it when a potato farmer, who has seen plenty of fields in bloom, for whom said fields mean work, work and more work, still stops to soak in the glory of a field of potatoes in bloom, take a photo, share it online and invite people to take a drive up … Continue reading Potato fields in bloom still make Michelle Beks sigh
After I finished reading the New York Times long feature on how we lost Earth, about the realization in the 1970s and 1980s that climate change was real and would impact the survivability of the planet, and how the United States thwarted a global resolution to stop it, in 1989, (back when we really could have made … Continue reading Reconciling energy and Indigenous rights
Always an inspiration, Janet Ouchterlony, (who has previously posted for us on her penchant for finding hearts everywhere, on her kids' love of bannock, on parenting, the food bank, local mountain bike champs and being able to do random acts of kindness of other people), shared her experience at last weekend's Iron Man, and we had to share. … Continue reading When you enter Iron Man on a whim…
What do sunburns, travel pictures and invasive species have in common? They are all things you could bring back from your summer vacation if you are not careful! Invasive aquatic plants and organisms can travel on boats, trailers, SUP’s, kayaks, fishing gear, and bait buckets. It is paramount that you thoroughly clean, drain, and … Continue reading Do you Clean, Drain, Dry? A guest post from the Sea to Sky Invasive Species Council
Farm stands and honour boxes are what defined Pemberton to me, for a while. But that was in 2015, before Erica Van Loon graduated from high school, before Riley and Michelle found another piece of property to rent, before Bathtub Garden's flower fridge folded... I know that local eggs can be found, by those in … Continue reading Goat Mountain farm stand opens for one day only!
History is not for old people. It's a reminder that stories have a way of coming around, again and again. That within each of us is our 7 year old self, our teenage self, our mid-life self, our grey-haired self - some are leading the charge, some are in the background, some are waiting for … Continue reading Tea and Tales seeks volunteers, 11 years old and up, to help serve stories and snacks on Tuesdays
Phase one of the Library's renovations, to increase the functionality of their space, will begin on Monday August 6. The library will be open during the renovation with access to the collection, services and computers. However, Family and Baby Story-times and Work BC events will be cancelled for the week of August 6th! Don't forget … Continue reading Expect some disruptions to the library this week, as renovations get underway