Family Living on Denman Island

There was a time, a few years ago, when news of children moving to the island spread like wildfire. It was something of a blue moon occurrence, as families left to pursue work in urban centres, and a more mature demographic came to the island, filling empty houses and retirement years. Tourists of a younger…

Children on Denman Island

Denman Island Autumn

Every few years, it happens: the fall colour in the Pacific Northwest rivals anything seen anywhere, ever. Gorgeous against a sunny cobalt blue, the golden and crimson leaves are even more dramatic against the cloud cover: they are flames, illuminating the steely sky. For a few weeks, it is magic on Denman Island, and our…

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Denman Island Apple Festival

  It’s Apple Season! Orchards are intrinsically tied to the history of Denman Island, and there are well over a hundred varieties with exquisite names like Laxton’s Fortune, Westfield Seek No Further, and Hidden Rose. Many of the Denman Island homes feature fruit trees and home orchards. They are so much a part of our…

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Happy Easter!

We are so excited to be hosting our Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt again this year. All of the local businesses contribute to the candy fund, and on Easter Sunday, the gathering includes virtually every Denman child as well as a handful of small visiting relatives. The General Store generously donates all of the food…

Pretty Little Winter on Denman Island

This winter has been all about beautification. Earlier this month, Mother Nature decided to bless our little island with a vast shower of snow. It was a winter wonderland – the towering evergreens and sprawling meadows were draped in glittering white, and though there was much shovelling to be done, Islanders also spent a number…

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