If you are wondering why a person would choose to leave the city (in this case Vancouver) to move to Bear River, check out the blog Life at Sledding Hill. Last year Martin and Gordon bought a farm here and brought their dreams with them which involved lavender fields and lavender shortbread cookies and beautiful chickens.
Martin’s ‘Why Bear River’ post sums things up.
The transition from our Vancouver desk-job lives to being modern homesteaders in rural Nova Scotia has been remarkably smooth. We haven’t had a day of regret.