A long way from Cape Breton and Cabot Shores, we recommend exploring Canyons of eastern Utah and western Colorado

A Long Way from Cape Breton, exploring Canyons of eastern Utah and western Colorado Last e-letter, Dr. Paul and Barbara were absent because they and family (daughter Ruby and son Louis) were hiking in Colorado and Utah–truly   fantastic landscapes–very dry and offering a different kind of magical, nature connection than Cape Breton, where the …

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Harvest time in the gardens!

My name is Amanda, and I am the garden-to-table intern for September/ October here at Cabot Shores. My role here is to care for the plants and veggies in the gardens, and help cook and serve food in the bistro. The past few weeks have been a time of great harvest here. We have harvested …

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Summertime Gardening at Cabot Shores

Greetings Cabot Shores visitors and welcome to the garden blog. I’m Veronica from Toronto, Ontario: Cabot Shores Garden to Table intern for Summer 2015. During the tour of the gardens upon my arrival at the beginning of July, I was pleasantly surprised to learn that I’d be providing care, maintenance and love to 6 different …

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Garden to Table: Planting in the Snow

My name is Jilian and I am the Garden to Table intern at Cabot Shores. My role is to manage our gardens and work with our chef to help infuse our menu with homegrown ingredients. Despite the seemingly never-ending winter, our gardens are now in full bloom. We began prepping the outdoor garden in mid May, snow …

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Family Retreat – Action and Peace & Quiet!

Mums and Dads and kids spent the weekend exploring the many delights that Cabot Shores has to offer with an action… and stillness… packed schedule. After yummy self serve breakfasts, which catered admirably for everyone’s different preferences for getting up – early or a bit later, the morning offered the grown-ups the peaceful opportunity for …

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Coloradan sees her first Moose while snowshoeing!

(Yes, as of early May, there is still a bit of snow on Cape Breton, especially in the Highlands) My second day here at Cabot Shores, Nova Scotia; Dr. Paul took me on a snowshoe hike up the Indian Brook Falls North trail so that I could get a better sense of the area. It …

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