Between being instrumental in starting the new Lantzville Farmers’ Market and being President of the Bowen Road Farmers’ Market, a lot of people are asking where things...
July 28, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under Compassion Farm, dirk becker, government, Lantzville, local Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Compassion Farm Update – July
Daily, people ask us “What’s going on with your situation?”, “Is everything okay now?”
Lets get right to it, shall we?
On April 2nd we received an email telling us:
May 20, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under becker, Compassion Farm, council, Lantzville, RDN, shaw, zero waste Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
In January, we received the call we had been hoping to receive for a year and a half: the District of Lantzville finally requested to meet with us.
On January 23rd, we met with our...
March 2, 2012 by Nicole and Dirk Under Compassion Farm, dirk becker, Lantzville, nicole shaw Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Compassion Farm Update – March 2012
Many people have asked where our 16 month legal battle with the District of Lantzville is at. For those who are new to the issue here is a bit of background:
A year ago September —...
January 4, 2012 by Dirk Becker Under Compassion Farm, council, dirk becker, Lantzville Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Message From Compassion Farm
Find your place on the planet, dig in, and take responsibility from there. ~Gary Snyder
Municipal governments take care of the details. They build skate parks, protect or develop...
November 24, 2011 by Mary Joan McGeragle Under government, Jespersen, Lantzville, local, Mostad, municipal, Nanaimo, politics, public servant, Robertson, serve, Strudwick, Tofino, urban agriculture, Vancouver Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Changing the World, One Town at a Time
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?
Here are ways to contribute to the Compassion Farm Legal Defense Fund:
1. Visiting any Coastal Community Credit Union on Vancouver Island, deposit into the Compassion Farm Defense Fund.
August 29, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under Compassion Farm, donate, Lantzville, legal defense Posted in | Comments Off on Compassion Farm
According to Al & Marjorie Stewart, the answer is
What does the word activist mean today? The predictable definition is of someone who protests, carries placards...
August 5, 2011 by Liz Laidlaw Under Al Stewart, Lantzville, Marjorie Stewart, service, volunteer Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Can You Make the World a Better Place?
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