Hey All! I'm Tara, chief Dreamer - Finder - Gatherer at Bird's Eye Boutique. I originate from the Cowichan Valley in Central Vancouver Island. When I was in elementary school I was the nerd that chose to pick up garbage in the school yard because I was excited to do just a little to help my planet. I have had a passion for giving new life to discarded clothing for over 18 years. I truly believe that every purchase we make is our personal vote within the universal consumer marketplace. If we continue to make mindful, sustainable choices we continue to vote for a better, cleaner future. I'm by no means perfect, but I learn a little every day and make increasingly conscious choices about where I cast my consumer vote. Over nearly 20 years it's been exciting to watch as the world embraces resale, recycling, and sustainability in fresh new ways. It's exciting to showcase my jewelry and leatherwork by my partner and I in this building and beautiful community that I love.