Tag: Dawn Renaud
A lot of water has flowed past the old grist mill in Keremeos. So have a lot of people. Around the turn of this century the Grist Mill and Gardens saw some 17,000 visitors annually, says Walter Despot, the town’s mayor and one of the site’s champions.
Phil Ackland’s summer job before his last year of high school paid a whopping $2 an hour—a small fortune in 1966. There was a reason cleaning exhaust systems in restaurant kitchens paid so well. “It was filthy, disgusting work,” he says. “I quite enjoyed it.” A few years later he decided to branch out on […]