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 »
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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 »
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”....
May 19, 2011 by Nicole Shaw Under Lantzville, urban agriculture Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Our Update on Lantzville ‘Urban’ Agriculture
The best time to plant a fruit tree is 20 years ago.
The next best time is now.
Temporary land use permits do not honour the heritage orchards
that have fed communites for generations.
May 19, 2011 by Michael Geselbracht Under food, Lantzville, michael geselbracht Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Lantzville Temporary Use Poetry
“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 »
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
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