Here is a 5 minute interview with ShawTV with regard to the District of Lantzville shutting down our vegetable growing….
December 22, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under agriculture, bylaw, dirk becker, food, interview, Lantzville, nicole shaw, organic Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on ShawTV Interview: Lantzville Couple Ordered to Stop Farming
We, Dirk and I, sent this letter out in November… and things have certainly been proceeding along as letters of support poured in and the media published stories across Canada....
December 11, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under bylaw, Lantzville, urban farming Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Dirk and Nicole Ordered to Stop Farming
We are so lucky for our winters on the west coast. There is lush greenery all year long. But winter is not a time for buds or blossoms, it is a time when plants energy is in their...
December 8, 2010 by Rose Dickson Under chick weed, dandelion, nettles, rose dickson, weeds, winter Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Backyard Apothecary: Winter Weeds
Humans are very social beings. For thousands of years they have lived cooperatively in groups. Granted, part of this behaviour was simply for survival; but it is also very natural for...
December 8, 2010 by Dirk Becker Under capitalism, co-operation, community, culture, dirk becker, relationship, shift, village Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Looking Back to Move Forward
Potatoes, the Real Treasure of the Incas
The potato (solanum tuberosum) is the world’s number one non-grain food commodity. Unlike major cereals, the potato is not a globally traded...
December 8, 2010 by Marjorie Stewart Under HEALTH & WELLNESS, incas, potatoes Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Potatoes
If you can afford to have a family and a home… a job… a car… kids in extra-curricular activities… no one cares if you have trouble getting out of bed in the...
December 7, 2010 by Marilyn Avient Under depression, mental illness Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on The Forgotten Ones
Feminism (Part 2) – Why?
[Part One in this series, which focuses on defining feminism and hears from mothers on the topic, is available online: www.synergymag.ca/what-is-feminism].
December 7, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under equality, feminine, feminism, gender, issues, masculine, nicole shaw, society Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Why Feminism?
I attended a showing at the IMAX theatre in Victoria about the Hubble telescope recently. It concluded with a view of earth from space while making the point that in all the unimaginable...
December 2, 2010 by Helena Green Under alignment, helena green, ramblings Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Walk vs. Talk
Who doesn’t enjoy sitting near the fireplace on a winter’s evening savouring a fragrant bowl of delicious soup? There is much evidence to show that our bodies benefit greatly from...
December 2, 2010 by Nicole Shaw Under beet, HEALTH, nutrition, soup, squash Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS | Comments Off on Warming Winter Soups
When I was a young girl, I was given a five-year diary in which I meticulously documented my days of play. Sometimes, when I felt I had written enough for the day, I would decline...
December 2, 2010 by Lynn Thompson Under enough, lynn thompson Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Enough Already!
2012: The Mayan Calendar and You
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A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food
A Tale of Empowerment
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