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Growing the 100 Mile Diet

Ten basic concepts to explore "possibilities” for "eating local, buying local” food. In the 1980s we, grandmothers and grandfathers, were seeding the plants that have... 



One Billion Tree Challenge

As our attention turns to the greening of our gardens, pause to consider whether you have space in your world for a tree. 2007 marks the official year of the Plant for the Planet:Billion... 



Edible Plants for the Garden

More than 18 native plants are currently harvested in B.C. for personal use or commercial sale. Most grow at forest edges or in sunny openings. Here is a selection that you can grow... 



Living Hope – Water, Spirit & Peace

The occupation of Iraq has gone ahead; Iraq’s people have been freed from Saddam Hussein’s Stalinist rule. The Shi’ite muslims are free to worship again; the political... 



Manitoba Town First In Canada To Ban Plastic Bags

An Environmental First for Canada: The northern Manitoba town of Leaf Rapids, in conjunction with Bring Your Own BagT (), a reusable enviro-bag program developed by Instore Products... 



Island Thyme

In the past few articles, I’ve talked about why we need to be more aware of how and where to buy our food, and why it’s so important that we consume more local foods.... 



Travel Time – Madagascar

Madagascar is an island nation located in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa. At 226,658 square miles, Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world. Madagascar... 



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