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DeMille’s Farm Market small animal swap and sale

This Sunday, May 5th, we'll be attending the first small animal swap and sale at DeMille's Farm Market in Salmon Arm. We're looking forward to the event. It should be a good turnout and it's always good to meet new people and exchange ideas, especially within the local community. Goats and chicks for sale. We'll…
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Marketing, websites and more.

Grow your business with Gleneden Ridge Design. These days, your websites and Facebook pages are as important to your business growth as your staff. Your website is your store front, allowing potential customers to view your product or service before buying. And small businesses don't always have the time or the staff to develop their…
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Spring cleaning at Gleneden Ridge Farm

This weekend we did some major Spring cleaning on the farm. We picked up a ton of fallen branches (as you can see by the look of our ATV), raked back gravel that had crept on to the grass verges of the driveway, put down new grass seed, and cleared up all manor of winter…
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Hobby farm livestock for sale; Spring babies!

We're looking for good homes for the following Spring-time baby livestock, located in Gleneden, Salmon Arm: 2-week old chicks. We currently have 10-day-old chicks available: Western Rustics and Heritage birds, great egg layers and broilers. $6:00 per chick. Pygmy buck. His name's Panda, he's proven to produce cute offspring, and he's friendly, as you can…
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New RV pad completed!

A week on from the initial ground work for our new RV pad, we've pretty much finished it. Our 29' Laredo is now in place, and apart from a few supplies, is ready for our Airbnb guests. And the grass is starting to grow back where we excavated to bury our unsightly artesian well hose,…
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Barrel racing on Tuesday night

We were off back to Kamloops Race Central again last night, barrel racing with Lily, riding Rookie and Cora. It was a low turnout, which is understandable considering that we've just come of the back of a big race weekend (see last report). More training for Cora in her time-onlies. It seems she's getting better…
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BCBRA barrel race – Kamloops Race Central

This Easter weekend, we attended the BCBRA-sponsored barrel race at Kamloops Race Central. The event was very well attended, attracting over 140 competitors in Pee Wee, Junior and Open classes. Lily continued her training with Cora, running an excellent time-only with her. Cora seemed much more settled at this event, and didn't get as edgy…
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This week’s barrel racing.

This past week saw us attend two separate barrel races. One at Ridge View Arena, Pritchard on Saturday, and the other at Kamloops Race Central on Tuesday night. https://youtu.be/xXnTTq49M1Y Saturday's CBR race at Pritchard was damn cold and more than a little damp. Luckily we had an indoor arena to race in, and with Lily…
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RV pad in development

This week, we started on the development of our new RV pad. The idea is to widen the driveway, and have a bay in the embankment in which our airbnb rental 29ft travel trailer is nestled, surrounded by a grassy bench for viewing, picnics etc. As you can see, we've completed the groundwork to dig…
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Gleneden Ridge Farm camp site

To add to our Airbnb.ca listings, we are now listed as a camp site on Campertunity.com! We have our front field available for campers who want to experience our rural setting and explore the Shuswap. The camp site is close to the road for easy access, and has an open, sunny areas as well as…
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