What’s Growing on Gabe: Late Summer and Early Fall on the Farm

What’s Growing on Gabe: Late Summer and Early Fall on the Farm

What’s Growing on Gabriola Late Summer and Early Fall on the Farm August has brought abundant harvest on Gabriola that continues into the fall! Between backyard growers, hobby farmers, and small-scale agriculture, you can find fresh, diverse, and sustainable goods on...
Rural Island Economic Forum Recap

Rural Island Economic Forum Recap

The Gabriola Chamber was proud to take part in the Rural Islands Economic Partnership (RIEP) Forum hosted in April at the Haven on Gabriola Island. Several of our Board Members, Chamber Members, contractors, and local community attended along with engaged citizens and...
Meet Brock Poesiat, New Board Director

Meet Brock Poesiat, New Board Director

Brock Poesiat (he/him) works remotely as a software developer and began volunteering with the Chamber of Commerce as a Board Director in February, 2023. He graduated from the University of Victoria with a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. At UVic, he was...
2022 Business of the Year: Nature Spirit Earth Market

2022 Business of the Year: Nature Spirit Earth Market

The Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the Year Award recognizes a local enterprise that goes above and beyond for Gabriola’s community and economy. This past year, we received a volume of nominations for these local businesses: Bruno’s Kitchen &...
Meet Catherine Hallam, New Board Director

Meet Catherine Hallam, New Board Director

A resident of Gabriola for over 10 years, but a global citizen at heart, Catherine opened Free Spirit Gallery Shop & Studio in 2021, fulfilling a lifelong dream to create a space where both emerging and established artists could be celebrated, and to launch a...