For me, discussing ‘creating peace’ without naming ‘ending violence’ would be to jump to solution while neglecting to acknowledge there is a problem. It would at least be misleading,...
January 17, 2013 by Nicole Shaw Under altruism, bullying, classism, create, ending violence, nicole shaw, patriarchy, peace, racism, sexism Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Ending Violence: Creating Peace
Growing up, my mom kept a large vegetable garden, as did her mom. My paternal grandparents also kept a large garden along with cows, pigs and sheep. We had our own chickens for eggs...
September 22, 2012 by Nicole Shaw Under food, knowledge, sharing Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
This was my presentation to the Lantzville Council majority at the Urban Food Gardens Bylaw Public Hearing, October 24th, 2011 (of which approx. 200 people attended and about 60 presented).
November 16, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under bylaw, Compassion Farm, Lantzville, nicole shaw, public hearing, urban food Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Public Hearing Presentation
MEDIA RELEASE: Sept. 28, 2011, Lantzville, BC
The situation in Lantzville that has polarized four council members and one neighbour against a local small-plot vegetable farm run by...
October 1, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under becker, Haime, Lantzville, Mayor, shaw, water, zoning Posted in FEATURE | 2 Comments »
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”....
September 16, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under becker, committee, Lantzville, legal action, shaw, urban agriculture Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Lantzville’s Council… Biased?
Urban Agriculture Not Welcomed in Lantzville
On Friday, June 10th, a process server arrived at our door with a letter. It stated that our Lantzville Council was proceeding with legal...
July 4, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under Lantzville, local food, urban farming Posted in FEATURE | 16 Comments »
Mandala Artwork by Nicole Shaw
Bullying is a form of abuse. It involves repeated acts over time attempting to create or enforce one person’s (or group’s) power over another person...
May 21, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under bullying, coloroso, community, Lantzville, nicole shaw Posted in FEATURE | 14 Comments »
May 19, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under Lantzville, urban agriculture Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Our Update on Lantzville ‘Urban’ Agriculture
Dear, supporters of food, food sustainability, food security and urban farming.
Your Input is Crucial at Open Houses This Week! We, and many others, feel that this draft bylaw was deliberately...
April 29, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Posted in FEATURE | 1 Comment »
This is a compilation from two blogs by:
Alex of www.tiny-house-living.com
and Gregory Johnson of www.resourcesforlife.com/small-house-society
Tumbleweed home, Jay Schafer
April 14, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under low footprint, simple, small house movement, society, sustainable, tiny house, voluntary simplicity Posted in FEATURE, MINDFUL LIVING | 2 Comments »
2012: The Mayan Calendar and You
A Cumberland Bear
A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food
A Tale of Empowerment
Acupuncture & Body Care Clinic – A Natural Solution
mary ann moore