Asian Take Out at the Denman Market
Authentic Asian take out at the Denman Island Farmers’ Market every Saturday by Pun Villawood Crowe.
Pampering and Body Care with Island Pür
Denman Islander Renée Robichard creates ‘mermaid friendly’ bath and body products that are good enough to eat and drink!
All About the Plants: Interview with Herbalist Sheelagh Mackenzie
Sheelagh Mackenzie knows plants. She knows the wild plants of the Denman forests and the Vancouver Island mountains. She knows herbs and flowers, leaves and roots. She knows how to forage for food, how to harvest sustainably, and how to brew potions, lotions and salves. She also has an…
Alternative roots, ‘work less’ philosophy guide Denman Islander’s life
Many Denman Islanders have multiple sources of income in areas of creating and producing food, art, music and more. Read about Megan Rose’s return to her Denman Island roots, and the eclectic livelihood that includes crafting, growing, foraging, bicycle repair, music-making and comedy!
Employees’ New Raspberry Dessert Wine Among Corlan Vineyard’s Gold Medal Winners
Know-how, patience, hard work, wonderful employees, and an incredibly supportive wine-loving community helped Denman Island’s Corlan Vineyard to rack up seven awards for their To Ewe organic wines – in just five years of winemaking.
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…
Take a Garden Tour for Inspiration!
Gardeners, nature lovers and dreamers of all ages will be enchanted by a stroll through Phyllis Brewers Denman Island garden. Wander the paths beneath trees and blooming archways through three acres of mature gardens cultivated over the past 45 years and immerse yourself in the sights and scents of…
Need to recharge? Denman Island is the perfect solo getaway
Do you need a weekend getaway on your own this winter to recharge, connect with nature, creativity, and yourself? Do you dream of time alone at a little B&B, of taking long walks on the shore or in the forest, of reading a book for hours, of exploring alternative…
6 Reasons to Visit Denman Island this Fall
Fall is an ideal time to get away and experience the quiet, rural, island lifestyle that Denman is known for. Fall brings the advantage of no ferry waits and accommodation availability. Beaches and trails are practically deserted. The weather is still mild, although expect some rain and fog –…
Access Prime Nature & Wildlife Photography on Denman Island
A great locale for nature and wildlife photography, one quarter of Denman Island is protected green space, including four provincial parks, plus nature reserves, wetlands, and many public trails. Just a 15-minute ferry ride from Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island (under an hour from Courtenay or Nanaimo), you can…