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Year-round yurt lodgings sit amid 30 acres of forests, organic gardens, and a small lake (Photo courtesy of Karen Wasylyk, co-owner of Flora Bora Forest Lodging)
Year-round yurt lodgings sit amid 30 acres of forests, organic gardens, and a small lake (Photo courtesy of Karen Wasylyk, co-owner of Flora Bora Forest Lodging)

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Welcome to our latest Google+ Hangout interview with small-business owners, operators and experts from across Canada.

Founded in 2011,  Flora Bora Forest Lodging is an 'entrepreneurial dream-come-true' for husband and wife team Justin and Karen Wasylyk. Their goal was to create a unique year-round place with low ecological impact as well as provide a setting to share their passion for nature, growing food, healthy living and greater self-reliance.

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Guests stay in deluxe yurts that offer all the comforts of home including a fully furnished kitchen, bathroom, queen size beds, and attached private deck with barbecue.

Ms. Wasylk was here to explain how the inspiration behind the company, shed light into the wider 'glamping' trend and discuss the challenges and opportunities of doing business in Saskatchewan.

 

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