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Aberthau Flax
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Farewells
After two amazing years, EartHand Gleaners will say good-bye to the beautiful garden spot at Aberthau. We are leaving it in good hands, and hope that those of you in the neighbourhood will continue to stop bye and see what's new. Sharon and Rebecca will con...

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Just one thing tonight: I want to let everyone know about the Sit and Spin Social! Thursday November 27th, 6:30-9:30 pm in the Oak Room at Aberthau Mansion, W 2nd Ave @ Trimble. We'll have tea and some goodies, good company, some tools if you're new to spin...

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Harvest Home Celebration - Friday Sept 5th, 2014
I was feeling a lot of empathy for all farmers in that first week of September, when I was on tenterhooks to see what the weather would do for our big event -- would we get rained out? would it be fine and sunny? I was casting an anxious eye at the Weather ...

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The Garden in the First week of September
After a bit of rain on the Labour Day long weekend, we were back to summer as usual in the first week of September. Georgia, Oliver and I explored another way of being creative in connection with the land today: flower smash prints. It's a great activity fo...

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Harvest Home 2014 -- Tiddley Cove Morris!
This is a sweet little reel by Claire McCague, shot at Beltane festivities at Fraser Common Farm in Aldergrove, BC. The clip features Tiddley Cove Morris as well as the Vancouver Morris Men. I love how it captures the gentle magic of the community coming to...

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The Garden in the last week of August
It's Thanksgiving weekend as I write this, the seeping damp is auguring more rain, and I am indoors, reflecting on the golden blur of August and September.... At our Garden Night on August 27th, we decided to begin harvesting the flax. It was ready -- 1 mon...

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The Garden in the third week of August...
I was away from the 31st of July to the 20th of August; the changes over the course of those three weeks are enormous.  I was told that there was some rain while I was gone, but the impression I get is that it didn't make much of a dent in August's consiste...
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