Posts by Jane Brook

February is W.I. Month

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in Current Posts, Featured Slider Posts, Food, General, Lifestyles | 1 comment

February is W.I. Month

You may have heard of us…we’re famous you know!  We make jams and jellies, pickles and preserves (and LOTS of it!) we bake, and bake…and bake! You love our pies and cakes and loaves! We craft, we sew, we knit…we do SO much more than this…but do you know what we REALLY do? Read on…or check out our Provincial website at www.bcwi.ca The Women’s Institute was originally founded by Adelaide Hoodless, with it’s first meeting being held in Stoney Creek, Ontario in 1897.  The WI in British Columbia, was started by Miss Laura Rose, in 1909, at the request of the Department for...

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