Compassion Farm Update – July

Hello Folks! 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 are at with our 23 month long legal battle with DOL (The District of Lantzville). In the last edition (here is the link: www.synergymag.ca/compassion-farm-update-may-2012), we shared […]

Compassion Farm Update – May 2012

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: “…that Council, at its in-camera meeting held Monday, March 26th, 2012, directed that staff have our bylaw enforcement officer attend to your property and conduct […]

Changing the World, One Town at a Time

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 land, and invest in infrastructure (or not). They decide if you can raise chickens in your back yard, whether or not you can spray pesticides, and how […]