The Fraser Valley is rich in Agriculture and when you add the rest of British Columbia into that equation...
it is evident we live in an area that feeds a lot of people near and far.
Being farmers ourself..
we thought we would seek out this gala that has been celebrating farmers for years.
The flowers all grown locally in green houses...
became beautiful centerpieces.
That arrangement now sits on my table at home.
These were our table mates.
You will recognize Judy from her Front Porch.
Her and Elmer agreed to attend with us and we decided it was an event worth repeating...
with the same table mates.
We are second cousins...
well technically my beloved and her beloved are second cousins.
Judy...is one of the Mennonite Girls Can Cook...but you probably knew that.
The guest speaker who had thought through a talk on inspiring farmers to do our best...
found himself with a concussion the day before and so Colin Angus stepped in with his slide show and gave us a most inspiring story of his own.
His book is worth a read...
according to our table mates.
Who rows across the Atlantic ocean.
These aprons were being sold to sponsor their education.
They make quite fantastic dessert.