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Posted On November 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

The Natural Path

by Dr. Kristen Bovee – Peninsula Naturopathic Clinic, Hydrate IV Wellness Centre – As the season comes quickly upon us plans for festive cooking also come to mind. As a naturopathic doctor I am always looking for foods that are not only delicious but also pack a punch when it comes to health and healing. The following are three functional foods that have been used extensively in natural medicine but are also fantastic ingredients to use in festive cooking. Pomegranate. Pomegranate is a super food. Its claim to fame isRead More
by Ron Balske – Style Coast by Sidney Casuals – At this time of year, when it’s the season for visiting, there’s nothing worse than taking off your shoes at the door and finding tired old socks with holes in the toes. Rather than having to hide in the corner, a pair of fun, flashy socks will allow you to step into the room with pride. Flying kittens, dinosaurs, hotdogs – there’s nothing you can’t find as a sock pattern these days! Everyone loves them, with bright colours and playfulRead More

Posted On November 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

Behind the Scenes – Seaside Magazine

by Cassidy Nunn – Even though I went to school for writing and journalism, I’d never really experienced what goes on behind the scenes to create a monthly publication such as Seaside Magazine. It’s a lot of hard work, tight deadlines and collaboration, but every month it’s so exciting to see the finished product in print. Here’s a glimpse into the making of an issue of Seaside. Sue Hodgson is the publisher and owner of the magazine. Although she initially thought she’d go to law school, the world of publishing foundRead More

Posted On November 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

Salish Sea News – Resilient Centre Grows Stronger

by Tina Kelly – Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea – Happy Tin Anniversary to us! We’ve been on a celebratory high since last summer – we turned 10! Traditionally, the 10th anniversary would be acknowledged with tin or aluminum; these materials were chosen to represent resilience, durability and flexibility. While we may think our organization reflects all of those qualities and more, we could not overlook the wear and tear of 10 years of everyday operations and the negative effects of salt water on infrastructure. So before the celebrations,Read More

Posted On November 28, 2019By seasideIn Regulars

Stable & Field – Downey Farm

by Cassidy Nunn – Nestled off Downey Road in North Saanich, down a lovely long driveway bordered by massive green pasture, you’ll find the horse boarding facility Downey Farm. The 20.3-acre property has been lovingly owned and operated by Iris and Mark Benson for the past 26 years, and although horses came into their lives after they purchased the acreage, (at first it was home to sheep) horses have now become the centre of all they do on their farm. I recently met with Iris (above left) and her barnRead More