NimbyFifty turns 3 and invites Red Bull, Brett Tippie to the party

A “savage” mountain bike event billed by organisers as a “technical marathon xc bike race”, and scheduled to be the perfect pre-race for the Test of Metal, NimbyFifty returns to Pemberton’s switchbacking singletrack on May 26, 2012, and to celebrate turning three, the organisers have amped up the prize money, invited Brett Tippie to MC, … Continue reading

How to grow a giant pumpkin… and why you really do want a Jabba the Hut look-a-like sprouting in your yard

The Canadian Tourism Commission declares Pemberton to be: the place Whistlerites move to when they grow up, fast becoming one of the great locavore foodie destinations in Canada the second-best place in the country to spend Thanksgiving (after your own home.) It’s also angling for the title : home to champion giant pumpkin growers. Pemberton’s … Continue reading

Pemberton’s Foodlovers Make it Easy to Love Your Food, even when the strawberries are late

Once upon a time, eating out of your own garden was a sign of poverty. As consumers become more conscious of food security issues, and mainstream newspaper headlines blare “Gardening is the new Golf” and “Canning makes a Comeback”, the Foodlovers, based out of Sturdy’s North Arm Farm, arrive to prove you can eat local … Continue reading