Category Archives: Vegetables

About our Members

Glen Eden FarmOur member farms feed the Cowichan and Vancouver Island community with vegetables, fruit, honey, nuts, meat, eggs, hay, Christmas trees, wine and tea. They also provide services, from haying to strategic planning.

2017 Directors:

  • Bob Crawford, president
  • Kristen Thorarinson, secretary
  • Paul Tataryn, treasurer
  • Oliver Balme
  • Dan Ferguson

Island Shire

Island Shire ShannonLocated just 400 meters from Highway 1 on Koksilah Road, the Island Shire has easy on/off access.  We offer free-range eggs, pastured broilers, and naturally grown vegetables & flowers.  No chemical fertilizers or pesticides!

Farm sales:
The farm stand (look for the blue roof) is open during daylight hours through summer and fall.  Eggs are available year round–look for the yellow Fresh Eggs sign–if it’s flipped up and you see yellow, you’re in luck; otherwise it will say Sorry No Eggs.Shire Egg Sign

You can also find us on Saturdays at the Duncan Farmer’s Market. Along with our fresh produce, our specialties include dill beans, jams, and salsa, all made from the vegetables and fruits grown here on the Shire. You can taste the difference that vine-ripened, hand-picked, non-sprayed produce makes to our canned goods!

Contact information:
Name: Shannon VanHemert
Website: www.islandshire.com
Address: 1967 Koksilah Road, Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N1
Telephone: 250-597-7575
Email: islandshire@gmail.com

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Maple Grove Farm

Maple Grove Farm produces beef, eggs and a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, with customer favourites being the beef, corn and late season raspberries.

Farm visits and sales:
A self-serve market stand is open during daylight hours through summer and fall. Orders for beef are taken in late summer/early fall. Visitors are welcome at any time.

Contact information:
Name: Maureen McInnis
Telephone: 250-748-8878
Email: momcinnis@shaw.ca
Address: 3298 Gibbins Road, Duncan, B.C. V9L 1G8

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Terra Nossa Family Farm

“Terra Nossa” means “Our Land” in Portuguese, and our road name “Kilmalu” means “Welcome” in Maori: we welcome you to our 26 acre farm located in the heart of the banana belt of the Cowichan Valley.

We are fortunate enough to have gentle southern slopes, warm ocean breezes and lots of water, perfect for our livestock consisting of layers, broilers, turkeys and pigs and our crops of thornless blackberries, goji berries and a truffier with 100 oak trees and 300 hazelnut trees inoculated with the Perigord Black Truffle. Our farm is in the transition phase of organic certification. We use 100% certified organic feed and organic practices.

Farm visits and sales:
Our products are available at our on-farm store. Please call for hours.

Contact information:
Evelyn & Jesse Pereira
Telephone: 250-743-7484
Email: pereira.bc@hotmail.com
Address: 765 Kilmalu Road, Mill Bay, B.C. V0R 2P2
Website: www.terranossa.ca

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