Through adventurous spirit and a passion for creating earth-based aromatic products, Nomads Essentials body care treats are fresh, nature scented and handcrafted on Mayne Island.
We produce small batches using only pure and nourishing organic butters, plant infused oils, essential oils and local wild crafted botanicals… all combined to take you on an exquisite natural journey.
“You have a wonderful store.”
We hear this all the time because we have something for everyone. Fabulous fiction, great guides, and an eclectic mix of non-fiction. Classic and unique books and gifts for kids. Thousands of magazines, art supplies, nautical charts, local art cards, stationery, puzzles and games and the most unique gifts we can find.
It’s always buzzing at the community bookstore.
The Mayne Island Farmers’ Market is the place to get great local produce, fantastic food and very fine works of art and craft.
The Market has also become the central meeting place for residents and visitors to enjoy a leisurely Saturday, engaging in great conversation and from time to time listening to a variety of live musicians.
Operates every Saturday 10 am to 1 pm from the May long weekend through to Thanksgiving weekend. We look forward to seeing you there.
With staff that pride themselves on their service, and 1300 square feet of the best toys on earth, the store has become a favourite, not just for islanders, but for the thousands of visitors who flock to Salt Spring every year.
Open Monday to Saturday 9:30 – 5:30, Sunday 11:00 – 5:00.
We are open 7 days a week, including holidays.
We have everything you need for your home, boat and garden. We are more than just a hardware store — you never know what you’ll find.
Serving the Gulf Islands and visitors from around the world since 1907.
Visitors and Islanders alike love to visit this long standing Island Landmark.
Harlans Chocolates and Gelato has been proud to offer since 1980, hand-made chocolates, gelato and other traditional imported confectionery.
Come and watch our Chocolatier masterfully craft the truly made on Salt Spring truffles and chocolate bars or taste some of the 80 flavours of gelato we have to offer.
A must stop for anyone looking to treat themselves or someone else.
Living by the sea on Salt Spring Island has been the inspiration for our locally-crafted coastal collections.
Also from around the world, our high tides bring in quality designed Eclectables, that mix him with history and inspire creativity … In an environment overflowing with a rich heritage of customer service.
Open year-round with over 25,000 titles, plus a great selection of Canadian authors, used books, art supplies and gifts.
Shop online at http://www.galianoislandbooks.com.
Salt Spring Taxi offers full door to door taxi services, and can pick up and drop off anywhere on Salt Spring Island.
Salt Spring Taxi also offers a courier service, guided tours and emergency road side assistance.
The Centre School is a non-denominational, independent school with over 30 years experience serving island families.
The school is fortunate to be located in 70 acres of meadow, garden and forestland in the heart of Salt Spring.
Mouat’s Clothing continues its tradition of providing a vast, eclectic selection of clothing, footwear and accessories for every family member.
Heritage brands and boutique fashions are found on two sweeping floors in the heart of Ganges Village.
Visit our knowledgeable, friendly staff that will assist in outfitting your island style.
Paradise Found the space, has been a healing and clarifying place of transformation and fun.
Paradise Found aims to serve people however they need to be healed – through diet, cooking and nutritional support to fitness and strength straining to relaxing and restoring from loss or deep physical challenges.
The retreats are created with each specific guest’s needs and preferences foremost in mind.
Accommodation, artists, wellness & spa facilities, award-winning restaurants, and more!
Galiano has everything you need for the perfect getaway; see our website or visit our information booth just up from the ferry terminal. “The Gem of the Salish Sea.”
Love My Kitchen stocks gourmet supplies, accessories and a variety of tools and gadgets to suit any kitchen.
Love My Kitchen features Canadian made appliances, cookware, knives and other household kitchenware to support all of your culinary endeavours.
Cruelty and chemical free skin care products and artisanal soap.
Our organically grown ingredients are used as teas, they are dehydrated, infused in oils and made into tinctures.
Both the infusion and tincture processes are carefully monitored to insure the best and most desired results.
Some of these processes take days and others take weeks to complete. Shop in-store or online. “Because beauty should not cost the earth.”
Child Honouring is a children-first approach to healing communities and restoring ecosystems. It views how we regard and treat our young as the key to building a humane and sustainable world.
It is a novel idea—organizing society around the priority needs of its youngest members.
The Centre for Child Honouring—on Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada—is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to advancing Child Honouring as a universal ethic, an organizing principle for societal transformation.