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Glenora Gazette

Glenora Gazette – Fall 2020

We’re excited to share this development-focused issue of the Glenora Gazette! Read about some of the exciting happenings with the new farmhouse and more in the Fall 2020 edition of the Glenora Gazette.

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Glenora Farm handwoven pillows are displayed for sale.
Articles

Day Program Products

As we return to Autumn rhythms our Companions and Coworkers are eager to resume workshops that don’t run over the Summer months. Our Day Program workshops produce the unique, hand crafted products that we sell to the Cowichan Community and beyond. Our garden is having a bountiful year, producing bumper crops of vegetables; which we

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Farmhouse Progress

with Katrin Batje The need of a farmhouse became more urgent about four years ago when we wanted to give the farm a new push into the future and make one of the essential parts of our community again. Just when we started to give the house a plan and vision our farmer left us.

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Finishing the Farmhouse!

Dear Friends and Supporters of Glenora Farm; It’s been a long road, but the end is in sight! Thanks to the generosity of our community partners, friends, and supporters, The Ita Wegman Association of BC for Curative Education and Social Therapy (Glenora Farm) has almost completed our new Farmhouse! In fact, our Companions (adults with

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Day Program Re-opening thanks to United Way and the Government of Canada

We are pleased to announce that The Glenora Farm Day Program is re-opening for our adults with disabilities (Companions). We are providing the extra staff needed to supervise smaller group sizes and we are proud to have partnered with United Way Central & Northern Vancouver Island and the Government of Canada and wish to thank them for

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Community Collaboration Gets It Done – with David Coulson Design

The Glenora Farm project, situated close to home here in the Cowichan Valley, started out in an unusual way yet has grown into one of the most satisfying collective efforts of past years. Though we were involved in early consultations from 2017, there were a few twists and turns in the road (including the design

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Glenora Gazette

Glenora Gazette – Summer 2020

Summer is upon us at Glenora Farm! Martha shares about the renewed emphasis on “The Simple Life”, we catch up with Annika Lechler and Kate shares about some of the wonderful happenings with the animals. To subscribe to our email list, locate the subscription box on our home page, or send us a message and we can

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Summer 2020 Farm Update

with Kate Sowiak There is a lot of new life in springtime on Glenora Farm. For lambing this year we had 2 sets of triplets, 9 sets of twins, and one single, 25 all together. A few coworkers got to witness a late night lambing and learn some animal husbandry. Lale would like to be

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Events

Jean Zucht walking 440 km to raise money for Glenora Farm

We’re excited to share that Jean Zucht, Chris’ mother, is embarking on a wonderful fundraising journey to celebrate Chris’ 40th birthday this summer! CHEK News has done a feature on Jean’s ambitious plan to walk 440 km in 40 days. Donors can contribute on Jean’s GoFundMe page and support Glenora Farm as they follow along

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