Faerie Goddess Mothers of Gabriola

The Faerie Goddess Mothers of Gabriola 2022 calendar is more than just a calendar!

embracing aging
fighting ageism
forging community

The Fairy Goddess-Mothers of Gabriola 2022 calendar is being created in real-time, Gabriola time; one photo per month. More than 50 amazing 50+ women are involved.

The calendar is a fundraiser. The women have each designated their charity of choice and everyone who buys a calendar will have the opportunity to cast a vote. The charity with the most votes will receive the proceeds from the sale of the calendars.

Each month will also be chock full of helpful, nature-based info!

Monthly Gardening Tips

Rosheen Holland and Bob Shields, founded the Good Earth Farm in 1993 and ran it together for 22 years until Bob passed away in 2015. Rosheen passed the farm on to a new owner in 2020.

Good Earth Farm, Located on Gabriola Island, produces mixed vegetables on about three acres using regenerative growing practices.

Rosheen Holland will be sharing a useful gardening tip for each month.

Focused Intentions

Elizabeth Holland is a water person, having raised two boys on a houseboat and sailed the south pacific. Part of her healing personality is being a counsellor all of her adult life, a dula, herbalist, and she’s dabbled in the healing arts. Coming from a long line of blue-eyed Scottish enchantresses, she understands how purpose and attitude can affect our daily lives. Elizabeth shares a focused intention for every month.

Herb of the Month

Each month you’ll read about the Herb of the Month. An uber active gardener, Lady Leita Fey MCIn has also been working with herbs for 47 years having originally been taught by a medicine man followed by years of self-study. Leita has now taken her granddaughter Kaia under her wing as a student. Leita shares herb wisdom every month.

Herb Photos

Herbalist Josee Velsen runs La Belle Vis Studio where she creates herbal teas, tincture, salves and much more. She is also an award-winning photographer. Working with Leita, Josee is capturing the images of each herb of the month.