Businesses and Organizations Patronized by Island Shire:

Cow-Op:  Order our berries here all year round.  Fresh in summer, frozen in winter.

Community Farm Store: You can find our berries here occasionally too.

Great Greens:  A specialty grocery store on Koksilah Road.

Cowichan Valley Voice:  A quality educational publication celebrating all things local to the Cowichan Valley!

Five Gallon Bucket Ideas:  Multiple Ideas to use Buckets around the Farm

Cowichan Green Community

Top Shelf Feeds:  The mill, only five minutes from the farm!

Quality Box:  Manufacturers of pallets and wood stove pellets

Buckerfield’s:  Great place to buy hog nipples, seeds, T posts, etc.

Rona:  Building supplies, seeds, hoses, fittings, and very helpful yard workfolk

Live Edge Design:  Makers of gorgeous furniture utilizing twisted trees or old barn beams

The ReStore:  Habitat for Humanity’s Second Hand Building Materials

Bibles for Missions Thrift Stores:  Very well-run thrift stores, good for sundry supplies

Value Village:  Especially useful for farmer clothing–lots of choices

Cowichan Agricultural Society:  Farmers supporting farmers

Sunnyvale Farm:  an Island Farms dairy

Wynterpoint:  Award-winning Brittany bird dogs, lovingly bred and trained on-site

Vancouver Island Regional Library:  Downloadable audio-books keep farmer’s brain fresh

Lifewater Canada:  Clean drinking water saves lives