Features

Farm Report Summer 2014

Published on July 3, 2014

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Summer is here and the farm is in full swing. Our planning and preparation are now being put to the test as we execute the ideas that were easy to strategize about in February, but are not always s...


Astrolabe Musik Theatre & Turning Point Ensemble present The Lake / n-ha-a-itk

Published on July 3, 2014

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Pictured: L-R: Heather Pawsey, soprano; Artistic Director, Astrolabe Musik Theatre; singing the role of Susan Allison.  Delphine Derickson, elder, linguist, teacher and singer, Westbank Fi...


On the Cover… Karolina Born-Tschümperlin

Published on May 15, 2014

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Karolina Born-Tschümperlin was born in Lucerne, Switzerland, and moved to Canada in 1995. She studied at the University of Cambridge and at l’Université Paris-Sorbonne, and holds ...


BOOK REVIEW: Okanagan Slow Road

Published on May 15, 2014

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BOOK REVIEW: Okanagan Slow Road Author Bernadette McDonald Illustrated by Artist Karolina Born-Tschümperlin Experience the magic of the Okanagan Valley as author Bernadette McDonald t...


One Big Table - Chef Giulio Piccioli

Published on March 4, 2014

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So many thoughts filled my head as I said my final goodbyes to family and friends after my recent visit home to Italy for my father’s 80th birthday.  One thought stood out: family and fo...


Hopping along Vancouver’s Beer & Spirits Trail

Published on February 27, 2014

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GOOD LIFE VANCOUVER - by Cassandra Anderton While Vancouver proper has yet to see any wineries open right in the city, you’ll still see a ton of fermenting tanks.  This time though t...


Meet The Winemaker - …Stephanie Stanley of Peller Estate Winery

Published on February 25, 2014

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1. What is your favourite grape and why? Riesling for white and Syrah for red.  Riesling has more personalities and styles than any other variety, it is so versatile.  I also enjoy aci...


Farm Report Winter 2014

Published on February 25, 2014

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By Farm Chef Derek Uhlemann Winter is a quiet and reflective time at the farm, full of planning and predictions of the season to come. We spend most of our time pouring over organic seed catalo...


One Big Table

Published on December 6, 2013

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Nature is beautiful, and we are very lucky here in British Columbia that finding nature can be just a bike ride away.  One of the most beautiful and important traits of nature is its diversity...


Good Life Vancouver – Restaurant Update

Published on December 6, 2013

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Vancouver’s culinary scene is ever-changing and just when you think you’ve caught up with what’s new another restaurant opens its doors.  Walking around Kitsilano you’l...