The 2019 Cultivate Festival took place at the Commons August 30 to September 1, hosted and organized by the Gabriola Arts Council. Julia Mackey on stage performing Jake’s Gift on the Antony Holland Stage. Derek Kilbourn photo

The 2019 Cultivate Festival took place at the Commons August 30 to September 1, hosted and organized by the Gabriola Arts Council. Julia Mackey on stage performing Jake’s Gift on the Antony Holland Stage. Derek Kilbourn photo

The 2019 Cultivate Festival took place at the Commons August 30 to September 1, hosted and organized by the Gabriola Arts Council. The NoRey on the Garden Stage on Saturday night. Derek Kilbourn photo

The 2019 Cultivate Festival took place at the Commons August 30 to September 1, hosted and organized by the Gabriola Arts Council. The NoRey on the Garden Stage on Saturday night. Derek Kilbourn photo

The 2019 Cultivate Festival took place at the Commons August 30 to September 1, hosted and organized by the Gabriola Arts Council. Food vendors, including local producers like Good Earth Farm, kept the festival goers fed. Derek Kilbourn photo

The 2019 Cultivate Festival took place at the Commons August 30 to September 1, hosted and organized by the Gabriola Arts Council. Food vendors, including local producers like Good Earth Farm, kept the festival goers fed. Derek Kilbourn photo