Beginning Fall, 2017: new Heartwood class series on MAKING A SUSTAINABLE LIVING ON AN ISLAND

Focus: the Southern Gulf Islands of Pender, Mayne, Galiano and Saturna, so that you can make a living and therefore live in a beautiful place like this!

Welcome!  to anyone wanting to start up an island business or non-profit (including younger persons); existing businesses; people who want to create an island job; or non-profits interested in skill-building or social enterprise.


The “Just Good Enough Business Plan” – What you REALLY need to know
Saturday, September 16, 2017 (10:00 am to 12:30 pm)  see HERE


Vancity CO-OP Model Presentation & Discussion (making a living through co-operation!) 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 (12:00 noon to 2:30 pm)  see HERE


Online Marketing Basics & Tools – Get Yourself Found on the Web
Saturday, November 4, 2017 (10:00 am to Noon, Pender Community Hall)  see HERE


Creating & Sustaining an ARTISTIC Island Enterprise – Do what you love!
Saturday, November 25, 2017 (2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Pender Community Hall)  see HERE



Computerized Accounting for your Business or Non-Profit (Beginner & Advanced Classes)
Turning Food Growing into Sustainable Island Enterprise
Island Employment – Ways to Create a Job (so you can live here)
Turning Education / Teaching into Sustainable Island Enterprise (For-Profit or Non-Profit)
Sustainable, Profitable, Island Event & Retreat Planning

THANK YOU: to Southern Gulf Islands CRD Director David Howe for providing support to these new classes on “Making a Sustainable Living on an Island”!