Written By Guest Writer Events / Places / SH Mar 17, 2017 Summer Dreaming at Linnaea Farm SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestImagine a tranquil setting, close to nature with spectacular scenery. The air is clean and filled with birdsong and the water tastes sweet. You’ve brought your family to a lakeside working organic farm with luscious vegetable beds, cows and sheep in the fields, and intriguing forest paths for exploration. The kids are keen to swim and canoe on the pristine lake.Enjoy an enriching family vacation this summer on gorgeous Cortes Island with Linnaea Farm’s Family Farm Camp—Farm, Field and Ocean—July 22 – 29. See where food comes from and get up close and personal with a working farm. Your entire family will go home with memories to last a lifetime. More info and bookings at linnaeafarm.org.More and more people, both urban and rural dwellers, are turning to gardening to produce their own food for unparalleled taste and food sustainability. Getting one’s hands in the soil and becoming a producer is so satisfying! A very special opportunity awaits you with Linnaea Farm’s Market Gardening program, July 8 – 15 or August 12 – 19. Get practical hands-on experience in designing, cultivating and encouraging your own garden dream, whether it’s with containers on your apartment balcony or a full on commercial enterprise. You’ll return home with inspiration and skills to kick your gardening project into high gear. Details on our website. We’ll also be featuring a cheese making program detailed here.You’re also welcome to stay at Linnaea Farm and have your own self-guided adventure. Swimming, canoeing, forest trails, amazing hikes and the workings of a 300+ acre organic mixed farm await you. You’re also just minutes away from ocean beaches for fascinating beach combing and intertidal zone discovery. Oh, and did we mention wildlife? Black tailed deer roam freely, wolves howl, squirrels and racoons are in abundance, and Cortes Island is home to more than 70 bird species from rare gulls to bald eagles and great blue herons.Our cozy and affordable farmhouse next to Gunflint Lake has everything you need. Comfy rooms, a fully equipped kitchen and all sorts of books about local flora and fauna, as well as permaculture and sustainable agriculture. Find out more here.Whether you come this summer to Linnaea Farm for a program or unstructured visit, we look forward to welcoming you! Get in touch with Executive Director Tamara McPhail for all bookings and inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org, 250.935.6747.For more information on Linnaea Farm visit their Storehouse page. SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Causes / Events March 28, 2017 10 Questions for Food Activist Arlene Stein Arlene Stein is a Canadian food activist and the executive director and founder of Canada’s largest food symposium, Terroir, which takes place ... Read More Culture / Events March 27, 2017 Celebrating Canadian Gastronomy at Terroir, May 29, 2017 This year marks the 10th annual Terroir Symposium in Toronto, described as “a gathering of dreamers, disruptors and international luminaries in the ... Read More Events / Restaurants / Victoria February 24, 2017 Dine Around 2017 Menu Preview Running until March 5, 2017 Victoria’s Dine Around and Stay In Town (bit of a mouthful that) offers eaters a chance to try restaurants that may be ... Read More Events / Restaurants January 2, 2017 Tofino Buzz: January | February 2017 January and February are quieter times to visit the west coast, but you will often be treated to a solid winter storm complete with power outage. The ... Read More Destinations / Events October 22, 2016 Linnaea Farm Launches Dinner Club & 2017 Programs Cortes Island’s venerable Linnaea Farm is staging a series of dinners this winter featuring organic ingredients from the farm, guest speakers ... Read More Events / Food People October 17, 2016 The Dinner Restoration Project at the Root Cellar The early evening still feels like summer: the sun is low and golden in the sky as guests for the first annual Root Cellar Dinner Restoration Project ... Read More Comments are closed.