Glenora Farm News & Events

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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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Resourcefulness and Recycling in the Weavery

The Glenora Farm weaving team currently consists of 6 companions, 3 coworkers and 4 day volunteers. Every one of our two dozen different products is handmade and one of a kind. No step in the weaving process is motorized, from winding the bobbins to beating the weft into place. (We do however use a sewing

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An Element-ful Carnival

by Lale Maler This spring we have been talking together as a community about the four elements, recycling and the upcoming carnival festival. But what could we do with all of these different impulses? “Let’s have a big party”, we thought. But not just any party, a special carnival party where recycling and the four

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Glenora Gazette Spring 2020

First, a quick note: During these difficult and ever-changing times Glenora Farm continues to work closely with Island Health and CLBC to maintain safe and healthy support opportunities for our Companions, Staff and Volunteers. We hope that the Spring Issue of the Glenora Gazette brings some distraction, levity, positivity and a sense of community connection

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Light in the Darkness – Our Path Through Advent

by Lucinde Metcalfe For many people, this is the most challenging time of the year, with short, dark, rainy days … it can be hard to dredge up patience or enthusiasm and energy levels are low. We need to reach deep inside ourselves to find the light that was so readily available to us through

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Glenora Gazette Winter 2020

The cold weather has set in, but with it comes the magic of the Winter Solstice and the Christmas holidays – a lovely time at Glenora Farm. Read all about the fun, hard work, celebrations and more taking place at Glenora Farm this winter! To subscribe to our email list, locate the subscription box on

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The New Farmhouse

We are pleased to share that we broke ground for our new farmhouse on Monday, September 23rd! It was a morning full of community and celebration. As a refresher, the Glenora Farmhouse will create five additional residential care spaces for Companions and two Coworker rooms. The house will also provide an apartment for a resident

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Caring for Our Forests

by Markus Heinz “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” ancient Greek proverb Here on the West Coast, the forest is everywhere around us and within us. West of the coastal mountain ranges, it’s hard to imagine a place where you can see the

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Michaelmas Time! Michaelmas Time!

by Marie-Reine Adams The festival of Michaelmas (September 29) comes as Autumn has just started. Nature is changing, drawing in. All the activity that has been above ground during the last few months now fades away and disappears seemingly. Nature dies away or goes to sleep. Over the summer months we human beings, together with

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