Restoration of Native Species

Restoration of Native Species

The Gabriola Commons property (26 acres) includes agricultural land, meadows and forests. Like many other properties on the Gulf Islands, non-native plant species (such as Daphne, Broom and Gorse) are prevalent and often take over a local ecosystem. In many cases,...
Community Kitchen

Community Kitchen

The first major building project on the Gabriola Commons was the Commons Community Kitchen. Once the extensive community gardens, orchard and farm team gardens were fenced, irrigated and planted, the logical next step in our agricultural planning was to create the...
The Commons Community Kitchen

The Commons Community Kitchen

Why a community kitchen? Don’t we already have restaurants? The answer, of course, is that this is to compare apples and oranges. Restaurants are for dining out, whether alone or in company. But for islanders coming together, especially in large numbers, to share a...
Labyrinth

Labyrinth

The Labyrinth is a beautiful, peaceful sanctuary located near the blueberry field. Everyone is invited and encouraged to enjoy it for healing, meditation and to participate in its maintenance and ongoing upgrading. For more information contact Mary Aitken at 247-9177...