Work Party

Weather has raised havoc with work parties this year. We have had to reschedule a number of time because of strong rains. Finally we are having a work party on May 6th at 10 a.m. when it’s forecasted to be nice. We’ll be cleaning up all the winter debris to

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Click here for more photos of the changing seasons of the orchard

Click here for more photos of the changing seasons of the orchard

Enjoy these images of the orchard throughout the year.

School Orchard Project

School Orchard Project

Submitted by Phyllis Victory Photographs courtesy of Jennifer Armstrong Heron Rocks Friendship Society has undertaken a joint project with the Hornby Island Elementary School to share their orchards with the children to further their education of nature. This project fits very nicely into the new program that is being offered by the

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Orchard Wassailing

Orchard Wassailing

Each January at the upper Heron Rocks heritage orchard the Friendship Centre holds a wassailing event. The word ‘wassail’ is Old English and means “be in good health”. The Orchard Wassail is the ancient practice of people going to sing to the apple trees to awaken them and ensure a

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HRFC Newsletter October 2010

HRFC Newsletter October 2010 - pdf download Also, please see this addition to the newsletter Save our Seabirds - pdf download

Fall Fair Soup Stall

Fall Fair Soup Stall

The Friendship Centre runs a soup and tea stall during the Fall Fair held on either the second or third Saturday in September. Board members and others donate big pots of tasty soups to serve. There is also a choice of homemade bread or buns to go with

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Flora of Heron Rocks

Flora of Heron Rocks

Explore the lovely photo gallery of the flora and fauna of Heron Rocks by B. Bakker

Annual Plant Sale and Berry Tea

Annual Plant Sale and Berry Tea

The Plant Sale and Berry Tea happens on the Sunday of the long May weekend. This is the Friendship Centre’s biggest fundraising effort of the year. There are lots of plants to purchase, live music to enjoy and scrumptious berry shortcake to eat. This event is a

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HRFC Newsletter Volume 22 #1 – April 2010

HRFC Newsletter Volume 22 #1 - pdf download

HRFC Newsletter Vol. 21 – October 2009

HRFC Newsletter Vol. 21 #1 - pdf download