Salt Spring Abattoir Live Auction – Details

Saturday, August 11, 2012  Salt Spring Island Farmers’ Institute 351 Rainbow Road

5:30pm – viewing

6:30-8:30 – live auction featuring Arvid Chalmers as auctioneer

Guest appearance by Elizabeth May

Refreshments:  scrumptious homemade pie made by Barbara de Burgh, coffee and tea

 

  1. Picnic basket $85 – Houseboat 134 Hereford Avenue
  2. Bottle of white wine $21 – Mistaken Identity Vineyards
  3. $40 gift certificate – Golden Island Restaurant
  4. Folding camp chair $69 – Mark’s Work Wearhouse
  5. $25 gift basket of jellies – Julie’s Pantry – Angel Cottage Studio
  6. 6 jars honey from the bees at the Harbour House Hotel, Restaurant & Organic Farm $10 each
  7. Signed  book “Amazing Animals: the Remarkable Things That Creatures Do  $20 – Margriet Ruurs
  8. Box of Chocolate Beach Chocolates $60 – Joanne Burns
  9. Gift certificate for a pie $20 – Penny’s Pantry
  10. North End Farm 5 meat chickens delivered this winter $135 – Sally & Rob Dailly
  11. Sculptural vase by Sandra Dolph Cedar Grove Pottery Galiano $70 – donated by  LeeAnne Tough
  12. Sunset Farm sheep skin rug $185 –  Sandy Robley
  13. Mount Maxwell Roasters  – coffee, granola & porcelain mug $60 –  John and Lara Gossett
  14. Electric lawn mower and 100’ cord – Donna Bellavance
  15. Bottle of vintage port $200 – Shane Barclay
  16. B&B on Duck Creek 2 nights off-season $200 – Glenda & Jack Woodward
  17. Gift certificate North End Fitness $78.40 – Peter Vincent
  18. $20 gift certificate – Pomodoro Pizza & More
  19. 1 hour massage therapy $85 – Masayo Hora
  20. 10 pass swim card $50 – Parks and Rec
  21. Manicure and gift  basket $100 – Figs & Honey Beauty Therapy & Healing Arts
  22. Orchid $35 – Joann Grey
  23. One turkey 20-25 lbs delivery this winter $100+ – Jerome Wilkinson
  24. $50 gift certificate – Foxglove Farm Jeanne-Marie Herman & Michael Ableman
  25. Le Creuset cast iron cook pot $160 – Love My Kitchen
  26. Load of topsoil delivered to your home $350 – Gulf Island Trucking Larry Bader
  27. Gardening services 3 hours with a master gardener $90 – Belinda Schroeder
  28. Ex-large pure wool sweater $110 – Rainbow Road Trading
  29. Dog grooming – wash and trim $60 – Smiley Dog Grooming Spa – Michelle Grant
  30. 6 yard load of bark mulch $350 – Foxglove Farm & Garden Marilyn & Chris Schmah
  31. Handmade leather notebook cover $70 – Elf Leatherworks Andy Whitehead & Lorrie Irwin
  32. Drilling and blasting services $500 – Dave’s Drilling & Blasting Dave Phillips
  33. Signed hard cover copy of “Trauma Farm” $35 – Brian Brett
  34. 2 months of karate lessons (13 years and older) $90 – Patrick Byron
  35. Antique saddle – early 1900’s complete made by the Great Western Saddlery Calgary $1000 – Caroline Hickman
  36. Large potted japanese maple $200 – Foxglove Farm & Garden Marilyn & Chris Schmah
  37. Spay or neuter a cat $140 – Gulf Islands Veterinary Clinic
  38. 1 hour tax consultation $200 – Jim Fogarty
  39. Carriage ride $150 – Moray Kennedy
  40. Web design $375 – Byte Sized Websites Duncan Elsey
  41. 20 bales mulch hay loaded onto your truck $60 – Gander’s Hatch Farm Caroline & Andy Hickman
  42. 18” western saddle made by Circle Y Saddles in Yoakum, Texas $2,500 – Andrea Collins
  43. Free-trade coffee and mug $38.00 – Café Talia
  44. Firewood $200 – Marco Franz (please contact him early to book a delivery date)
  45. 3 as new books to perfect your barbecue cookery $45 Black Sheep Books
  46. ½ day mini excavator, bobcat service $475 – Ryan Bradley, Bradley Excavating & Bobcat Service
  47. CD/DVD cabinet made from western maple with dovetail joinery $800 – Rob Burns
  48. Wood fired pizza night for 6 at Redwing Farm on Bullock Lake – includes salad, and pizza with toppings from the farm, wine and dessert $150 – Rollie Cook
  49. ½ day mini excavator service, delivery, fuel $475 – Andy Hickman & Ward Drummond
  50. Dewalt belt sander – Donna Bellavance
  51. Tool kit – Donna Bellavance
  52. 200’ 5/8” nylon rope – Donna Bellavance
  53. Black & Decker jigsaw – Donna Bellavance
  54. Neutered feeder lamb  $90 – Silk & David Questo
  55. One live piglet $100 – Corina and Colin Walde
  56. Live turkey $100 – Jan Hilton
  57. 3 New Hampshire pullets (12 weeks) $45 – Margaret Byron
  58. 3yrds of well-rotted sheep manure and delivery April 2013 $185 – Sunset Farm Sandy Robley
  59. One dozen free range eggs per week for a year – pick-up at Sunset Farm, 1325 Sunset Drive $208 – Sandy Robley
  60. Gift basket  of organic-free trade chocolate truffles $50 –  donated by Sara Smith
  61. Spinning wheel, accessories and bag of wool $200 – LeeAnne Tough
  62. $250 gift certificate for abattoir services  –  donated by the Salt Spring Island Farmers’ Institute

Please thank and support our generous local businesses and individuals!