Glenora Farm News & Events

Events

White Spot Fundraiser

UPDATE: As of October 4th, the tickets for this event are SOLD OUT. We hope that you’ll join us for future events! Thank you to everyone for the amazing support! We are looking forward night filled with fun, that is benefitting a meaningful cause. Photos and updates to come. If you’d like to get involved

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Glenora Gazette

Lord Stanley: the inhabitant on the balcony

by Katrin Batje One day at the end of August 2018, the Thursday “off day group” brought back a tiny rabbit. An odd fellow on Gabriola Island ordered them to take him home and take care of him. Obedient as they were, they brought him back to Glenora Farm and he ended up on the

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Glenora Gazette

Candle Making: a precise art from start to finish

by Katherine Lampson Alicia cleans the weights from the previous batch and ties the wicks for the next 42 pairs of hand-dipped beeswax candles. The wicks are then hung onto 14 hangers and onto a revolving wheel, all custom made. She double-checks that each pair is level. Next, the weighted wicks are dipped in rotation.

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Glenora Gazette

Glenora Gazette – Summer 2019

It is the time of year when everyone is hard at work. The garden is blooming, the flocks of animals are expanding, the sun is out and so are we! See what we’ve been up to on the farm this spring and summer! To subscribe to our email list, locate the subscription box on our

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Glenora Gazette

Molly, the Eldest

by Kate Sowiak On the 2nd of March, when the fields of Glenora Farm were still snow covered and the sheep were nestled in the barn, the first lamb was born: Molly. She was soft and creamy white. Her mother, Momo, had done a good job of licking her clean. They had made a lasting

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Glenora Gazette

Glenora Gazette – Spring 2019

Introducing the Glenora Gazette, our new quarterly newsletter! Keep up-to-date with all of the fun happenings at Glenora Farm! To subscribe to our email list, locate the subscription box on our home page, or send us a message and we can add you! Spring 2019 Edition

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Four people are walking on a road in the middle of a forest. One young lady is in front of the group with her arms spread wide, laughing. The other three are holding hands behind her.
Articles

Glenora Farm – A Place Like No Other

Nestled deep in the woods of Glenora is a remarkable place like no other. Glenora Farm sits on 96 acres of peaceful pasture, marsh and woodland, and is a life-sharing community where adults with special needs live and work alongside caregivers who have chosen this way of life.

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Articles

Life At Glenora Farm

written by Glenora Farm Coworker Hannah Munro and featured in the Valley Voice in 2017 In January of this year, I boarded a plane from Aberdeen, Scotland headed for Vancouver Island. With a two-year open work permit to Canada and next-to-no plan, I was excited, and a little bit daunted. My first (and ultimately last)

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A handbell choir stands in a line, ready to play their bells.
Articles

The Musical Mission of the Glenora Farm Bell Choir

When I first joined Glenora Farm 20 years ago as a newly trained singer and choral conductor from Europe, with my husband and very small children, the first of now 3 large houses was being built, and the land? had just begun to produce some vegetables. We gathered every week to sing – music has

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