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Buy feed locally

Did you know?

Our home-grown, full service pet shop now sells quality feed from Hi-Pro:

• Natural Harvest NON-GMO • Country Junction Organic • StepRight for horses • ProForm grain • and more at

Call for dog grooming and local delivery. 604-485-2342 • 104-7105 Duncan St www.sunshinecoastpets.com

hothouse tomatoes • cucumbers cherry tomatoes • bell peppers hot peppers • lettuce • squash broccoli • beans • zucchini kohlarobi • kale • carrots onions cauliflower • cabbage spinach swiss chard • pickling cucumbers sugar snap peas ...and much more!

Bushmans Farm Organically-grown Fresh Produce and Free-Run Eggs Get Bushmans eggs at Lund General Store, Sliammon Convenience, Top Of The Hill Grocery in Wildwood or the 24-Hour Store in Townsite.

8556A Plummer Creek Road 604-483-3700

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Growing together, father and son

A sense of purpose By Jonathan van Wiltenburg | jonathan@edenhort.ca

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et me just say first I love my job in many ways. But one of the best, unforeseen perks about living on the property where I work is that I have been around my kids as they have been growing up. Most of my work is solo, so I have lots of time to think, and recently I have had time to reflect about how gardening has affected my life. I have seen how gardening has brought value to my life and how it continues to provide in areas of life that I never really

expected. One of the most important is how it has affected my relationships with people. Gardening is the perfect pursuit to make a connection. I see it with my neighbours, friends, or complete strangers, and especially my kids.   My son Silas, now three, has been tagging along with me at work since he was a baby. Initially, I would carry him around in a carrier sometimes weeding or pruning, and now he is raring to go out on his own.

Home Grown 2015  

Local food and agriculture. Who's growing food? What food? The stories behind local growers. Plus a map of where food is being grown in the...

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