HonestBlue | Embracing the Gift of the Unexpected:... →
…My partner, my dog, and I rushed to the thrift stores, bought a tent (this could have used a bit more thought) bought some other gear, packed up and set out on the subway out of town. Yip yip we were on our way… …more
HonestBlue | Mulch, mulch, mulch . . . I love... →
These hot early days of Spring have me thinking a lot about mulch. The rain will come, (as it so consistently does every year) but a hot bunch of days like we are in now can really dry the soil out, halt microbacteria activity, and slow the growth of newly planted or sprouted plants. This is where mulch comes in, and it doesn’t need to be expensive. In fact, with little effort and a bit of...
A Million Comments Against Keystone XL - 350 →
Let’s get it over a million over the next 24 hours So, are we going to do this? There are 24 hours left. Let’s get 1 million comments to stop Keystone XL. Click here to submit: http://act.350.org/letter/a_million_strong_against_keystone/?source=FB And SHARE to help get us over the top. 350.org
New Study Links Roundup to Diabetes, Autism,... →
A new peer-reviewed scientific review paper has been released in the US stating that glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup are contributing to gastrointestinal disorders, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, autism, infertility, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease more…
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Artist Hong Yi Plays with her Food for 30 Days |... →
Declare Vancouver Island a GE-Free Zone - The... →
Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have contaminated our food supply. Vancouver Island is in a unique position to be a sanctuary that supports organic farmers and growers who want to be GE Free. We will be delivering this petition to the AGM of the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities (AVICC) onApril 13th, 2013 so that our elected officials see that this...
Gorilla Radio - Vandana Shiva, Mar27/13, Victoria... →
A recording of University of Victoria’s presidents Distinguished lecture with Vandana Shiva. March 27, 2013.
Dogtown Vancouver: Karma — Vancouver Is Awesome →
It’s a new dog once a week! Click here to find out how to get your dog posted if you haven’t sent in your photos yet! Today’s dog featured in Dogtown Vancouver is Karma, Karli F’s pup. Here’s what she had to say about her… NAME: Karma. BREED: Puggle. HOOD: Gettin’ her chill on in Kits/Kerrisdale. FAVOURITE SNACK: Karma goes crazy over Apples, Carrots and Kale treats. (Plus they help keep her...
We need the tonic of wildness.– Henry David Thoreau (via thetigerleaps)
Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.– Allen Ginsberg (via budddha)
CBC.ca | Daybreak South | Young farmers share... →
Working the land is often seen as romantic by being able to grow beautiful local produce. But the truth is that it is hard work that can be destroyed by a hail storm, frost or bad wind. More than 50 young farmers spent this Saturday and Sunday at Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna sharing their skills and experience on dealing with common issues. They billed it as a young agrarians mixer and...
By my intimacy with nature I find myself withdrawn from man. My interest in the...– Henry David Thoreau (via freshokapi)
The three saddest things are the ill wanting to be well, the poor wanting to be...– E.E. Cummings (via used2thepain)