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October is Fall's signature month. Sunny crisp weather with inspiring views of mountains and sea, plus rainy storms, and shorter days, with maple and alder trees turning gold, fluttering over fields and is a beautiful season this hiatus between summer and winter, and it is all abou...
It's truly Fall now...the calendar says so. Late September and all of October continue the Harvest pleasures on Salt Spring. The famed annual Apple Fest takes place on September 29th this year...last year saw over 400 varieties of apples grown on Salt Spring. Thank you to Harry Burton for having...
It's Harvest time! Apples, pears, berries...produce...the farms on Salt Spring are showcasing product at the Saturday Market and at the Tuesday Farmer's Market...and stocking their farmgate stands. Cideries, wineries, craft brewery, cheesemaker's delights...the bread bakers, the tarts and pastri...
Here we are...mid-August...and about one third of the way into our "real season". Although a very few new listings have come on market, they are mainly over the one million mark. As soon as one differentiates property type and a price point, one can immediately see that it's a thin inventory tim...
Ponder the Ruybiat of Omar Kayham...and his "the bird is on the wing" reminder of the fleeting nature of Time. Summer is short but sweet on the great Pacific Northwest Coast. On Salt Spring? Try a whale watching adventure, a kayak trip to Chocolate Beach, a scooter rental for the island's less b...
Salt Spring's natural beauty invites visitors and residents to slow down...and the summer season offers diversions to please. The Eco-House and Lifestyle tour is on July 28...held every two years, it is not to be missed. Thinking of your green footprint? Lots of ideas and inspiration on display....
Canada Day...July 1...and it is on a Monday this year. It's a holiday weekend that signals the beginning of Summer Vacation, right across Canada. On Salt Spring? Enjoy the Classic Car Show, the live music venues, and be in Ganges Village at dusk for the Fireworks celebration. Canadians can appea...
Salt Spring enjoys the same micro-climate that is experienced on all of the Southern Gulf Islands. Called "cool Mediterranean", it supports vineyards (wineries), olive groves, orchards (cideries), and the many organic farm holdings (including the Salt Spring Cheese producer). The Saturday Market...
A sea voyage is a restorative way to travel...lucky Salt Springers have a choice of three different B.C. Ferry routes to get them to here and there. Fulford Harbour to Swartz Bay puts one close to Sidney and mere minutes to Victoria. Vesuvius to Crofton puts one close to Duncan and the Cowichan ...
It's truly Spring now (the calendar says so). Spring's energy often creates a desire for action in real estate in secondary home regions. Salt Spring and the Gulf Islands are such discretionary/recreational choices...April to October are the months seen as the main season on the Pacific Northwes...

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