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Stories and photos from Powell River, BC.

Your 24-Hour Foodie Guide to Powell River

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017

Your 24-Hour Foodie Guide to Powell River

Share this! I traveled home to Powell River this weekend to visit my mom for her birthday. Like any good family visit, food always plays an important role. That couldn’t be truer in Powell River: for a small city, it’s lucky to boast many local restaurants that embrace west coast authenticity and local products. While there are many more amazing places to eat (and drink) than the ones I visited,...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Texada’s Aerospace Camp

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Texada’s Aerospace Camp

Share this! Texada Island is an island full of hidden gems. One of these hidden gems is perhaps not what you would expect from a very rural locale. Texada is home to one of the only aerospace camps in Western Canada. Yes, you read that right: aerospace camp. Never thought you’d find an aerospace camp on a rural island? Neither did we! It was an exciting surprise and we were even happier to...

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Texada’s Tight-knit community keeps students warm this winter

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016

Texada’s Tight-knit community keeps students warm this winter

Share this!The worst part about winter on the West Coast is getting your socks wet. The best part? When you take off your cold, soggy socks after a particularly damp day and change into warm, wool slippers. Thanks to a kind group of knitters on Texada Island, school kids at the local elementary are keeping their feet warm this winter in newly-knit, wool slippers. So far, 15 hand-knit slippers...

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Adventures on Texada Island: 3 Apple-Hacks for your Fall Harvest

Posted by on Dec 7, 2016

Adventures on Texada Island: 3 Apple-Hacks for your Fall Harvest

Share this!One of the many perks to living on a rural island is that there’s space, and lots of it. Which means lots of space to grow your own food! Last week, I visited Texada Island and helped my dad figure out what to do with his plentiful apple harvest. Lucky for me, this meant experimenting in the kitchen with sweet, delicious orchard apples. Of course, this doesn’t mean you have to go out...

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