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 Events / Victoria July 17, 2017 Vancouver Island Feast of Fields Celebrates 20th Anniversary Pictured above: The first Feast of Fields Vancouver Island organizing committee. (Left to right) Sinclair Philip, Alfons Obererlacher, Mara Jernigan, ... Read More Events / First Look July 1, 2017 Up Island News & Buzz (July/August 2017) This past winter gave all of us extra appreciation for a much anticipated warm sunny Island summer; the lineup of food and drink festivals ahead is ... Read More Events / Okanagan June 22, 2017 Deconstructing Dani García and the Feast: Food and Film Festival Everyone loves popcorn and junky food before a movie, but arguably—or absolutely—better are hand-selected local bites and drinks. Patrons to ... Read More Chefs / Events / Wine Events May 3, 2017 It’s true love when Chef Meets BC Grape Nowhere else can you taste so much great food paired with so much exceptional BC VQA wine. At Chef Meets BC Grape, you can sip from hundreds of wines ... Read More 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 Comments are closed.