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November 1st, 2019

November 2019: What’s Happening on Denman Island?

November brings weekly live music at the Earth Club Factory, a high-energy dance band at the community hall, the 38th annual Denman Island Christmas Craft Fair, and a handful of dedicated vendors at the Denman Island Farmers’ Market. Meet our featured artist master potter Gordon Hutchens, who later this…


October 31st, 2019

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…


August 7th, 2019

Denman Island Summer Art Gallery Shows

by Trish Suess, published in the Flagstone, August 2019 Glorious midsummer has arrived; visitors are abundant, festivals, travels, picnics, ocean and lake swims, wonderful garden bounty and refreshing life-giving rain have all blessed our island home. For the Summer Art Gallery committee, who has created another successful season of…


June 16th, 2019

Earth Club Factory owners reflect Denman community values

Denman might be said to have two urban centres. First there is the village, with its cluster of shops, community halls, gallery, school, and services. Then up Denman Road, there is the Earth Club Factory Bistro and Guesthouse– this year celebrating 20 years in business. In the sense that…


May 9th, 2019

Denman Island featured on Moosemeat & Marmalade TV show

Travel and cooking show team Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes discovered Denman Island’s “five-mile diet” as they caught Dungeness and Rock crab, harvested oysters and sea asparagus, and shopped at the Denman Island Farmers Market. Filmed in summer of 2018 on Denman Island, BC, Episode 13: Crabs & Oysters…


May 5th, 2019

The Way Increasingly Traveled – Two Roads Farm

Oh those long, plump, fleshy tomatoes, those huge, crisp red radishes, the small, elegantly pointed cabbages, the bags of baby romaine! Two Roads Farm has come a long way and built a devoted clientele in the two and half years of non-stop work since Sam Croome and Emily Anderson…


April 27th, 2019

Corlan Vineyard & Farm Wins Silver On The World Wine-Making Stage

The Corlan Vineyard registered an astonishing accomplishment by capturing top prizes for two wines produced by Selwyn and Pat Jones on Denman Island. Their Marechal Foch Red and their Blackberry Dessert Wine competed with close to 3000 wines from 19 countries and won SILVER. Countries included the giants among…