Tomorrow is the Slow Food Cycle which, for 10 years, has celebrated Pemberton's agricultural story and its producers, the families living on the land, as stewards and growers.It was founded with a desire to help bridge the gap between town folk and country folk, growers and consumers, people and the land, and bring us all into … Continue reading Seasonal Observations: Wind Drying Salmon at the Bridge River
Here's an intriguing opportunity from the Village of Pemberton, requesting input from locals and community groups who are interested in improving agriculturally suitable lands for the purposes of farming, to develop a plan for community agricultural parks.Details below from the August 1 press release:The Village has secured tenure on several parcels of land with the … Continue reading Input: What does Community Agriculture look like?
If you think about it, your bike helmet is prime real estate on a hot (possibly shirtless) day for expressing yourself. That seems to be the thinking of the Pemberton Cultural Roundtable. Are you a bike ninja, Atlantean octopus, or pro-farming evangelist? Here's one way to claim your creative stakes and be a farm gate fashionista at … Continue reading Flip Your Lid for Slow Food Cycle, Aug 17
Enjoy the following update from John Tschopp:These hot weeks are not very conducive for birding. Today I took a walk and was surprised by the variety of birds still active. Common Ravens are not known as a social bird, they are solitary or a pair. When the grasshoppers and crickets are thriving, the word spreads … Continue reading BirdWatch with John Tschopp
Did you know that Emily Carr was haunted by Mt Currie?In mid-May 1933, Carr journeyed by rail from Brackendale to Pemberton, past Anderson and Seton Lakes and on to Lillooet, on a working expedition. She wrote of her obsession to capture the mountains at close range: “mountains towering – snow mountains, blue mountains, green mountains, … Continue reading Emily Carr’s love-hate relationship with Pemberton, 7pm tonight at the Library
It's a good week for insomniacs. The night sky is playing some amazing shows this week, although they're somewhat in competition with each other. Still, that's one of the benefits of living in the mountains - when the moon ducks behind Mt Currie, the Perseids meteor shower, (ranked by NASA as one of the top meteor shows … Continue reading Supermoon and a Perseid Meteor shower chaser
When Gary offered this image as his photo of the week contribution, I was tempted to make a joke about birds of prey circling over IRONMAN racers waiting for them to collapse, but Gary completed his first IRONMAN earlier this month in a mind-blowing time of 11 hours 18 minutes and 56 seconds, coming 29th … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Gary Martin