Sugar is becoming widely recognized as unhealthy and even dangerous. Since there is a high demand on the body to digest, detoxify and eliminate refined or processed sugar, it literally leaches the body of precious vitamins, minerals and energy. This affects mood, weight, concentration, and so much more. And to make matters worse, the more … Continue reading Wellness: The Sweet Life
A fun filled evening for all and proceeds will support the Downtown Community Barn. Because community comes together when it has a place to gather. The Barn-raising will be underway May 12-24. Tickets to support the project are on sale now at The Village Office, Rona, Esso and the Pemberton Community Centre.
Third Sunday of the month. Gary Martin has agreed to take this spot in our Photo of the Week line-up and share an image from his travels... Given the number of miles he is clocking on his bike or in his running shoes or in his wetsuit, in preparation for this summer's IRONMAN, there are … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Gary Martin
Some great programming coming up from Stewardship Pemberton. Earth Day Garden Jam - April 22, Tuesday, 4pm-7pm, Pemberton Creek Community Garden. Plant the fenceline, move soil, renew your garden plot, and learn about lasagne gardening. Go Play Outside After School Club - April 23-June 25, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3pm-5pm, Grades K-5, $18 per session. Speaker Series … Continue reading Earth Day and other news from Stewardship Pemberton
Snake-watcher, Dr Leslie Anthony, has been sighting lots of snakes in Pemberton this month. We repost this "heads-up" from his Instagram account (which is pretty cool.) The elusive, completely harmless but preternaturally beautiful rubber boa is emerging from winter dens. These ancient creatures live 50+ years but only have a few babies—much like turtles—so killing … Continue reading Snakewatch: Swerve for Rubber Boas!
I am not a columnist. I prefer asking questions to offering opinions (unless I'm at a dinner party and a little sauced.) And my skin isn't thick enough to put my unfootnoted thinking all naked out into the world on a regular basis. And I'm not funny (like my favourite columnists are - to wit: … Continue reading The Wellness Almanac In Print: This Week in the Question