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.
Two Roads Farm navigates pandemic through hard work, innovation and community
Two Roads Farm family navigates this difficult year with community support, an incredible volunteer crew, a new farm stand, and a new online store through Local Line.
COVID Teachings: Shopping on Denman
“Planning a socially-distanced, outdoor gathering? Choose “local” as your theme, with all-local food and wine, local flowers, locally-made table linens and other decorative elements, and local music playing in the background.”
Denman Hardware supports islanders’ self-sufficiency
Denman Hardware helps Islanders’ self-sufficiency with garden and building supplies, seasonal products, fair prices and friendly, helpful service.
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.
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…
Adaptability, Support Help Denman Island’s Abraxas Books, Gifts, and Coffee survive the pandemic
July 2020 When the pandemic hit in March, Abraxas Books & Gifts owner Tachi Barker wondered whether the business would get through the financial strain. Now, with solid community support and a new coffee bar, she’s feeling more confident that Denman’s landmark bookstore of 26 years will remain in…
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…
Lifetime achievement award for Denman potter Gordon Hutchens
Denman Island master potter Gordon Hutchens has been honoured with an achievement award for his 46-year contribution to the British Columbia arts community. On November 27 Gordon attended the award ceremony and dinner with his wife Sandy at the Roundhouse arts centre in Vancouver, where he received the Creative…
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 –…