2024 Lillooet Wellness Faire

Sign up now! I've been in Lillooet now for several years and am always hearing about interesting people in the community who are involved in various types of work to support health. I feel that there are many more of us in the woodworks and I would like to meet everyone in the area and find out what their skills…


May Day Garden Party

Cedar Cottage Community Garden’s 2011 Spring Fling is happening on May 1st between noon and 3pm. Join us and enjoy live entertainment, children’s activities and more. I'm gonna be there selling some of my famous handmade items such as hazelnut truffles, aprons, yarrow stalks and more.


Stone Soup Festival 2009

Planting Pumpkin

The Stone Soup Festival at Britannia on Commercial Drive, Vancouver BC fell on Mother’s Day weekend this year. We arrived at the festival just as the jolly Carnival Band was rambling around the park and were soon planting pumpkin and sunflower seeds, feeding the chickens at the Backyard Chicken information desk and munching on a bowl of hearty FREE stone soup.

This was my first time at the festival and I was really impressed and surprised that although there were a few vendors selling honey, dehydrated vegetable crackers, pottery, gourmet foods and plants, the main content of the festival was information.

I stopped at a mason bee exhibition and was impressed to discover that even though I could buy a very affordable bee home and bees, I could actually make the same thing myself from bamboo and just put it in a sunny spot and let some prayers drift on the wind in hopes that some mason bees will make it their home. I felt no pressure to spend money, but I did get a great mug for my mother while there.