Visions & Voices, the report from the open-space workhop for community input, Jun 10-12, 2011 (pdf, 262 kB).
Gabriola Commons & Alternative Food Systems (pdf, 184 kB) -- a first report by Maya Ruggles, Aug 19, 2011. How we live our lives also effects the ways in which food is produced, accessed, distributed, prepared, stored, consumed, and composted (or, depending on the system, wasted). Are our collective actions promoting an alternative food system? Comments and questions about this report are welcome; contact maya.ruggles[at]gmail.com.
Submissions to the BC Agricultural Land Commission:
Soil Survey, 2005 (pdf, 1.4 MB) An extensive survey was designed and analyzed by the late Hank Sirlin (retired soil scientist).
Land Use Proposal, 2005 (pdf, 123 kB) is a large format drawing proposing an variety of structures and uses for the Gabriola Commons. Part of this has been approved by both the Island Trust and the Agricultural Land Commission.