♦ Founded in 1895—One of the oldest Institutes in British Columbia.  The Salt Spring Island Farmers’ Institute encourages the preservation of Island agricultural heritage and community involvement in all projects.

♦ Continues to own property and exhibition halls for community use

♦ Owns 10 acres with:

• Exhibition halls

• Livestock buildings and show rings

• Museum

• Outdoor stage

• Vendor and exhibitor booths

• Regular and handicap parking