After living in British Columbia for many years, there are still special places to be discovered and in the small Kootenay town of Creston on a first time visit we discovered Skimmerhorn Winery with a bistro called what else but The Vineyards. The view from the bistro deck is quite spectacular and as advertised the […]
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Check out your local farmers market for fresh organic produce. We enjoy being able to buy a wide variety of fresh organic vegetables including squash, mixed greens, carrots, spinach, kale and Jerusalem artichokes at our local market. We were also able to buy organic chicken and eggs ~ a bonus. In the Fall, when the only produce […]
Sign Sign everywhere a sign Blocking out the scenery breaking my mind Do this don’t do that, can’t you read the sign And the sign said Now, hey you Mister! can’t you read, you ain’t suppose to be here To put up a fence to keep me out or to keep mother nature in And […]
When you are travelling through the Kootenays from Spring through Fall there is a great eatery to stop for a “bite” to eat – at Bite, a street vender, on the corner of Baker and Hendryx Streets in downtown Nelson near the Civic Centre. They have the greatest organic wraps and an extensive menu of […]
Christmas is coming. Here are a few timely (green, lean) suggestions for dinners and gifts . . . for a less stressed, happier holiday season. Try to buy . . . Made in “beautiful” B.C. ~ or Canada ~ as much as possible Available local fresh produce for your special meals and gift giving (such […]