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Storing Food For Winter

We are heading into harvest time. Here a few things from the Farmers’ Market my family stores for winter and how we use them. Potatoes – Last winter, I buried russet potatoes... 



Journal From a Mom

Writing and journals are windows into my life, helping me stay sane and clear during chaos and fear, time and time again. It’s strange that I’m here on the Gorge waterway in Victoria—where... 



Lantzville’s Council… Biased?

As a brief background, Dirk and I received our first letter from the RDN/District of Lantzville in September of 2010 telling us to “remove all piles of soil from our property”.... 



2012: The Mayan Calendar and You

There is a lot written about 2012 but what is the real history of the Mayan calendar?  We can discern a lot through the connections between the Maya creation story, their calendar,... 



Curing Activism

I’ve been eagerly slurping up the urban homesteading movement for years. Over this time my obsession with DIY has taken me on a circuitous route toward food security and has led me... 



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