By Olivia Jackson As many of you know, at Glenora Farm we offer daily classes and activities (“workshops”), where Companions develop expertise and discover new interests in the areas of farming, life skills, art, and culture. These experiences enable Companions to discover talents, contribute to the farm/community, and develop applied life/vocational skills. Workshops also help
The Fairbank family has had ties to Camphill since the late 90’s. Sarah Fairbank, the mother of the family, first heard of Camphill communities from her father while growing up on the East Coast of the United States. Her father was politically active and interested in intentional communities, hoping to live in one himself one
We got 5 pigs during the May Long weekend, they are Ossabaw’s and are teenagers! We haven’t named them yet but have some ideas, any suggestions let Kate and Chris know! All the houses have a pig food bucket, pigs can eat pretty much any food that a person can. No onion/garlic/lemon peels, teabags, coffee
by Matthew, Adam, Kelly, Chris, Aiden At the end of May we went to an anti-bullying course organized by Special Olympics. The course was about different forms of bullying and we think that everybody needs to learn about it. The different forms are physical, mental and verbal bullying. Bullying can also happen online. We think
At the end of every year, the association puts together a Year End Appeal. This year, we have focused our efforts on the Big House- the inaugural house built in 1992. As Glenora Farm has evolved, the Big House has remained a residence but has also become home to the administration offices, the herb workshop, the library and the music room. Glenora Farm needs your help to raise the roof by replacing the old shingle roof on the Big House with a new metal roof.
by Martha Muller I arrived in Vancouver to join Charles and Adola McWilliam and the Ita Wegman Association of BC in September 1992. In the fall of 1993 our friend and fellow Coworker Katrin, our pioneer companion Lisa, Olaf my husband and our two very young daughters moved to Duncan on Vancouver Island to start
You know those people that you meet and you feel like you have known them forever? That is exactly how we felt when Chris Buckland came for a week visit to Glenora Farm this spring – it was like he had always been part of our community. Although farm work and rural life were new
In September 2020 the Glenora Farm administration team was approached by Kelly Cotter, a resident of Glenora Farm and her father Brent Cotter, to see if we had the capacity to weave 100 of our famous pillows for a special event slated for May 2021. Each pillow is handmade from upcycled and donated materials and