Embracing Vulnerability

One morning, not too long ago, I woke up quite bedraggled: tired, listless, unwilling to start the day. As my first commitments were not until the afternoon, I sank into the lethargy, hoping a few more minutes would suffice. Within a half-hour of futile indulgence, not only was I still tired, but there was fear […]

Our Update on Lantzville ‘Urban’ Agriculture

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”. In October, we received a second letter ordering us to “cease all agricultural activity” on our 2.5 acre property. For the story, see www.synergymag.ca/a-lantzville-couple’s-fight-for-the-right-to-grow-food […]