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A Gulf Islands gem offers hints of the tropics

Morningside is featured in a story in West Jet's Journey magazine this month: It's a quite morning on the placid inlet leading to Ganges, the only town on British Columbia’s Salt Spring Island. The group I’m with on a guided tour has kayaked a few miles down the bay,...

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Eat for the Planet

Our planet is in serious trouble. In the past 40 years alone, we’ve lost over half of the world’s wildlife; there are more than 400 massive dead zones in the oceans, completely devoid of life due to our pollution; and there is currently more carbon dioxide into the...

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compassionate cookery has never been easier

a whole new churn on butter. treat your morning toast to a pat of this 100% plant-based butter. bake pies, tarts, cookies and more with the best butter in the vegan realm. delicious on fresh corn, and to sauté onions, garlic & mushrooms. as we enter into the...

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powerful video featuring david coles

"To think we have such a thing as a slaughterhouse? To think that even exists?"  The speaker, David Coles, is the author of the book "The Insanity of Humanity". Here he delivers one of the most powerful talks we've ever heard: please listen, and share....

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introducing amazing European style cultured VeganButter

Being vegan is great, but until now, it has meant sacrificing croissants and many pastries. Not any more! we're so proud to be introducing cultured European-style VeganButter to morningside organic bakery cafe and bookstore. contains no palm oil or milk products: made...

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“Do yourself a favor and make a point to stop in.”

"We moved to Salt Spring just over three months ago and this is a destination at least weekly for us. When you arrive in Fulford village you will notice the quaint beauty of all the little shops. Do yourself a favor and make a point to stop in Morningside...

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“if you are looking for the real thing this is it”

"if you are looking for the real thing this is it. tucked away within 30 paces from the fulford harbour ferry terminal, (20 paces off the dock and 10 paces to the right) you will find a tiny oasis with style and thought put into every square meter. mano will greet you...

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Ash Grunwald: back by popular demand Wed July 15th!

Back by popular demand, roots blues sensation Ash Grunwald brings his electric eclectic talent back to Salt Spring Island for one night only. Don’t miss this virtuoso musician whose vibrancy and passion has magnetized fans around the world. Show starts at 7 pm: come...

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Announcing … The Hive!

morningside presents the hive: spoken word, poetry & storytelling look for events  in july and august weekly workshop, performance & open mic we're so excited to present "The Hive", a summertime workshop and poetry series at morningside organic bakery cafe...

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Undairy Yourself

at morningside organic, we've divested from dairy! join us at our fulford harbour bakery cafe & bookstore and enjoy our delicious coffees, teas, and divine chai — now with 100% non-dairy goodness. we offer: • organic rice mylk • organic coconut mylk • organic soy...

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Love us? Like us!

we are nearing a facebook milestone for morningside! since we've started sharing our videos, photos, and amazing products on our facebook page, we've had a lot of love from you folks. would you like to make our week and get us up to 1000 "likes" for our online...

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moonshine mamas elixirs now in shop!

turmeric is the BOSS of health & vitality! we are delighted to be serving moonshine mamas elixirs at morningside organic bakery cafe & bookstore. these specially concocted elixirs are immune boosting, anti-inflammatory, hydrating, energizing, alkalizing,...

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Bring Your Own Mug

We admire this project by photographer Chris Jordan; project is Bring Your Own Mug. Paper Cups, 2008 60×96″ Depicts 410,000 paper cups, equal to the number of disposable hot-beverage paper cups used in the US every fifteen minutes. Part zoom: Detail at actual print...

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we love bikes (and humans who ride them)

here at morningside organic bakery cafe & bookstore we welcome folks of all stripes.... and spokes! free parking in fulford village for your bike while you sip and savour what morningside has to offer. we're right at the swartz bay-fulford ferry terminal and are...

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Bee Lovers Seedpods

spring is here and we are thrilled to announce a new line of seedpods! grow guerilla gardens with these non-GMO, open-pollinated wildflower blends. All you need to do is throw it down on bare earth ... and let the sun and rain do their magic! bees will thrive thanks...

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A forever home for creatures

We love the work they are doing at the Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary. This beautiful group of people are providing a safe haven for farm animals who have been given a second chance at life. It's work like this that makes being a vegan so easy and so rewarding. Check them...

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Go Vegan

Go vegan! At morningside we offer 100% organic and GMO free fare with loads of great vegan options. Good for you, good for your animal friends, and great for the planet. We have vegan offerings ~ * pizza * * handcrafted sandwiches * * vegan wraps * *  soups * * salads...

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“I loved it so much I applied for a job”

on the last day of a two week bike touring and camping trip on the lovely island of salt spring, we fell upon the gem that is aorningside. as soon as we entered, we felt the energy of a place infused with thought, compassion and a little bit of magic. a custom-made...

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“omg my tongue just had an o.”

not only does morningside organic bakery offer great food,treats and delicious drinks - but they offer saltspring island an edge that is sorely needed. i feel like every time i go in there i am bound to have an interesting conversation about issues in the world that...

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“Wow!”

wow, this is a hot spot for food on salt spring island. the space at morningside is one of a kind, huge artistic handmade wooden tables and unique furniture makes you want to sit back for awhile. i ordered a veggie burger and that is why i am writing this review, it...

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The Lamps Are Coming On All Over Europe

With the sudden collapse of the neoliberal consensus, it’s time to ditch tactical voting and start choosing what we want. From the Guardian Online, By George Monbiot Here is the first rule of politics: if you never vote for what you want, you never get it. We are told...

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Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.

Wise words from Michael Pollan. In the spirit of helping people move towards more compassionate eating, morningside organic is bringing in amazing products for your home. Check out the Urban Cultivator, Soyabella Nut Mylk Maker & Cedar and Bamboo Steamers....

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Announcing the Urban Cultivator

  morningside organic are now the distributors for Urban Cultivator, a revolutionary way to grow year-round in your home or restaurant! check it out!  The Urban Cultivator residential is an all-in-one indoor home garden. you get 365 days of perfect growing...

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new vegan woodfired pizza

try our new vegan pizza .. no cheese... no dairy.... just pure delicious organic veggies and woodfired crust. grab one for breakfast, lunch, or dinner... #lovemorningside... yum.......

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Your Daily Bread

100% organic wood-fired bread from Wildfire Organic Bakery: "Using a stone mill imported from Austria, we grind all our whole grain flours to produce our own sifted spelt flour. We use locally grown wheat from Metchosin, blended with...

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Ash Grunwald

  Ash Grunwald grafts technology onto the deeply rooted foliage of the Delta swamp.​ currently coming off a tour with friend and collaborator Xavier Rudd, we are thrilled to bring Ash Grunwald to Salt Spring Island.  ASH GRUNWALD has always been an artist whose...

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

  This classic 1975 film stars Jack Nicholson (Randall McMurphy), a man with a criminal past who has once again gotten himself into trouble with the law. To escape labor duties in prison, McMurphy pleads insanity and is sent to a ward for the mentally unstable....

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Paris, Je T’aime

______________________ FALL IN LOVE with the most romantic city in the world…Paris, the City of Light. This critically acclaimed, box-office smash combines visions from the world’s top directors — the Coen brothers (Fargo), Alexander Payne (Sideways), Gus Van Sant...

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