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Denman Island's Readers and Writers Festival

The Magic of Denman’s Literary Festival

The Magic of Denman’s Literary Festival By Stewart Goodings I’ve been attending Denman Island’s Readers and Writers Festival for several years, and I’d like to share some of the reasons it is a “must-attend” event not only in my calendar but also in the agendas of many Comox Valley residents. First of all, it attracts […]

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Can’t make it to the Saturday Farmers’ Market?

Local food you love is coming downtown to you for Third Thursdays, this summer. The Comox Valley Farmers’ Market is partnering with the Downtown Courtenay Business Improvement Association (DCBIA) and the Elevate the Arts Festival to bring fabulous Farmers’ Market vendors together with Elevate vendors. Come on out to Farmers, Food & Art – Every […]

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Filo Pastry Pizza Recipe

Filo Pastry Pizza Recipe

Filo Pastry Pizza Recipe Ingredients: Pizza Crust: Box of filo pastry (thaw first) Olive oil (as needed) Tomato Sauce: 1 small can tomato paste Olive oil (equal amount to tomato paste) Garlic (to taste, I use 3-4 medium cloves for a garlic supreme sauce) Oregano or generic “Italian seasoning” Salt and pepper to taste Toppings: […]

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Merville Organics CSA Box

Get Your Fresh, Organic Produce Box Every Week! Grown by Merville Organics Grower’s Co-op

Get Your Fresh, Organic Produce Box Every Week! Grown by Merville Organics Grower’s Co-op A CSA is a local, farm-based distribution system for organic produce. It’s all about increasing community access to high-quality, locally grown produce, but it’s also about farmer-eater relationships. CSA members pledge to support local farms, with growers and consumers sharing the risks […]

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