July 2020

July 23rd, 2020

Lilac Sun Pottery: Gifts Inspired by nature

20 years after realizing her dream, Shirley Phillips of Lilac Sun Pottery talks about how Denman Island nature inspires her art, her legendary local pottery mentors, how the pandemic affected her, gift ideas and what’s new in the studio as she re-opens. 


July 16th, 2020

Earth Club Factory Bistro new protocols and renos

July 2020 Denman Island Earth Club Factory Bistro & Guesthouse owner Sheldon Rempel discusses how they adapted during the pandemic and have reopened with new safety protocols and some new ideas. After almost four months of closure, Denman Island’s Earth Club Factory Bistro & Guesthouse is back in business…


July 15th, 2020

Denman Island: What’s in a Name?

“Names chosen for geographical sites carry history, traditional environmental/ecological knowledge, navigational information, teachings … Names also embody a sense of belonging to a place, coexistence with the natural world and the longstanding relationship between a People and their place; they anchor the past with the present.” Denman Islander Verna…