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
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?
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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?
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
“You have 90 days to cease all agricultural activity…” read the letter from the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN), on behalf of the District of Lantzville. “Your property...
January 17, 2011 by Nicole and Dirk Under becker, bylaws, farming, food, Lantzville, local, nicole shaw, permaculture, shaw, sustainability, urban Posted in FEATURE | 40 Comments »
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