Recipes: Zucchini Bounty means zucchini bread… and more

Bumper crop of zucchinis? Yep, that means zucchinis for breakfast, lunch and tea. Raiding recipe books, looking for things to do with my massive mutant courgettes, I stumbled upon this goodie from Across the Creek Organics, back when the organic potato farmers were pioneering CSA harvest boxes. Across the Creek Organics' Zucchini Bread 3 eggs, … Continue reading Recipes: Zucchini Bounty means zucchini bread… and more

5 Reasons to Read to your Babies (however old they are)

On Monday, at Parent-Infant Drop-in, Vancouver Coastal Health will host Nic McPhee, from the Library, as special guest, chatting about reading with babies.Given that babies are just squirmy little blobs with very short attention spans, this might seem a bit pointless.It certainly did to me, given that my baby was more inclined to eat books, … Continue reading 5 Reasons to Read to your Babies (however old they are)

Pemberton CrabApple Project calls all Canners, Fruit Pickers and Bear Lovers

 Pemberton Crab Apple Project - August 25th-September 20th SPS will be partnering up with community organizations to help reduce human-bear conflict in our area through harvesting the crab apples along the main street in Pemberton. These mature trees, which were planted in honour and memory of local veterans and community members, while beautiful, attract black bears … Continue reading Pemberton CrabApple Project calls all Canners, Fruit Pickers and Bear Lovers