Resolve 2013: Gamble on something good. Mount Currie Coffee Co expands to Whistler.

We’ve checked in with Chris Ankeny at MCCC before – but now the local coffee fanatic is generating fresh buzz, splitting his time between Pemby and a new Whistler location, with a clear mission to lead Whistlerites out of the coffee wilderness. As he told Whistler’s hottest foodie writer, Laura Gallant, this week in the … Continue reading

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Be beautiful, be useful: Meg Gallup’s functional stoneware

There is a famous William Morris quote that makes me think of Meg Gallup’s pottery: If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. Featured on the “Shelves of Desire” (just try to … Continue reading

Making coffee count, at the Mount Currie Coffee Company

Before November 2007, when the Mount Currie Coffee Company opened its doors, Pemberton was a kind of Siberia for coffee-purists, an isolated wilderness far far from anywhere. But when the much anticipated cafe opened it doors, that all changed. The Pemberton coffeehouse scene started happening. Owner Chris Ankeny, a photographer and snowboard pro formerly of … Continue reading

Best Place in North America to cruise for hippie chicks

Pemberton, BC, is hogging the headlines this summer, and that’s okay. Seattle’s Dan Kostrzewski features the Slow Food Cycle ride (alongside Dave Steers’ lush photography) as one of the season’s top trips for the summer 2011 issue of Mountain magazine. Dan joined a media visit last summer that took a bike through BC’s organic boom-town, … Continue reading

Slednecks of Pemberton, unite

All hail, the Coast Range kingdom. While Pemberton kids might have been standing in the Whistler gondola line-up since 1am this morning to celebrate Opening Day at Whistler Blackcomb, there’s a whole other community of rabid snow fans getting pumped on the frosty weather and hints of an early and epic season. As Seattle writer … Continue reading