Summer Farmers Market Starts May 7
Dust off your basket and get ready for market season!
Saturday, May 7, 2022, is the first day of the Denman Island Summer Farmers Market, just in time for spring greens, snap peas, radishes, and early flowers. New this year: you can enjoy a frothy latte, espresso (hot or iced), flat white, or other specialty coffee at the market.
Runes, Looms and Three-legged Stools at Denman Market
Denman Island artisan Jamie Prowse creates wooden medieval toys, games, runes and household items.
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!
Organic tea company growing on Denman Island
The Denman Island Tea Company is growing – with a new retail tea trailer, a new blending room and warehouse for its wholesale business, and a newly planted field of organic tea.
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 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.