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Royston & Fanny Bay


Fanny Bay Oysters
This company is one of the most important oyster producers on Vancouver Island, and their reputation is renowned throughout the world. They offer guided tours on request and also have a fish and seafood store, the Fanny Bay Oysters Seafood shop, located at the Denman Island ferry dock.

InnisFree Farm
Innisfree Farm is a living example of healing through Nature! They grow culinary and medicinal herbs, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and have an internship program that offers the opportunity for people to learn with them.  Chanchal and Thierry like to share their passion for organic farming. This is also where seed savers maintain their demonstration garden.

Grassi Point  Farm Market
Designated a  Century Farm, Grassi Farm is the home of the Red Barn just south of Royston, They are an on-farm Market with their own grass fed beef and most veggies, Natural Pastures cheeses and curds, apples, pears,   Free-range chicken and eggs. They also have a coffee bar where they serve organic fair trade Royston coffee, specialty drinks and  ice cream.

Royston Roasting
Dyan Spink together with husband/partner/best friend Gary Spink own and operate the Royston Roasting Company and Coffee House in beautiful downtown Royston, BC The company roasts Fair Trade Organic Coffee for wholesale and retail. The coffee house is a new addition to the also new Roastery location on the island highway. The Coffee House not only sells and serves their specialty coffee but also doubles as a tourism info centre and coffee training facility. Dyan and Gary also are the Canadian distributors of Ozturk Turkish Coffee Roasters. They own and operate two self catering Vacation Rentals, one in Royston by the Sea, and one in La Manzanilla, Mexico.