Dandelion Caravans

A McCauley micro-business.

  • Jeremy and Rita Townsend in front of one of their caravans. Bernard Soberg

This caravan trailer pictured was created by Jeremy and Rita Townsend. They have been residents of McCauley for over 18 years. The Townsends are a family of seven.

Their company name is Dandelion Caravans. This particular caravan trailer measures 5 × 8 foot, and rests on a new conventional trailer base. It weighs in at approximately 1000 lbs. Its asking price is $8,000 or best offer. Caravan trailers can be built to spec. The price will depend on what you want in your caravan trailer.

You can view more pictures of the Townsend’s caravan trailers and family at Instagram: @dandelioncanavans. You can contact Jeremy & Rita through Instagram or danielioncaravans@gmail.com.

Bernard lives in McCauley.

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Neighbourhood Views

  • New Community Garden a Team Effort – Stadium Affordable Storage Centre at 8618 106A Avenue led the creation of a new, thriving community garden this past summer. The owners did a door-to-door flyer to all the surrounding apartments and within three days had a dozen names of volunteers. Maintenance person Fred Saint built the raised beds at the office in the dock area. The volunteer team helped get the beds filled with soil and planted. Next season, the company is looking to double the current size, and to add a fence, signage, and a walk system between the plots. This is a group photo of the volunteers. Fab Colli

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  • New Community Garden a Team Effort – Stadium Affordable Storage Centre at 8618 106A Avenue led the creation of a new, thriving community garden this past summer. The owners did a door-to-door flyer to all the surrounding apartments and within three days had a dozen names of volunteers. Maintenance person Fred Saint built the raised beds at the office in the dock area. The volunteer team helped get the beds filled with soil and planted. Next season, the company is looking to double the current size, and to add a fence, signage, and a walk system between the plots. Pictured here are the raised beds. Fab Colli

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