Summer is seaweed season in the Pacific Northwest. On Galiano, we are literally surrounded by seaweed. It’s a wild, sustainable, delicious local food source that is both nutritious and delicious. These days it’s enjoying a reputation as a ‘superfood’, but coastal cultures included seaweeds [...]
Japanese Charcoal Pit Kilns in the Gulf Islands: History, Archaeology, Anthropology by Stephen Nemtin
There was a robust Japanese charcoal making industry going on in the Gulf Islands in British Columbia before and after the turn of the 20th Century. Charcoal was used in B.C. mainly for the salmon canning industry as a heat source to solder the [...]
This year the Picnic is scheduled for Sunday September 9th, 2018. The Zucchini races will feature prominently again this year, and the Pie Competition and the Annual “Kids vs. Adults” soccer match, plus the famous Tug O'War.
When Ralph Griffiths put out his call to recognise people who have made a difference on Galiano Rick and Dorothy Beauchamp immediately came to mind. Rick and Dorothy first came to Galiano in 1982. They felt it was a good fit for them in [...]