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Local vs Organic

Local vs Organic

Since the 2007 release of “The Hundred Mile Diet”, the local food movement has really taken off, with government programs such as Buy BC lending support and grocery stores jumping on board by pointing out local products with signage and labelling.

KICK-OFF KEEPSAKE

In the mid-1950s, Jake, a newly certified millwright, left Alberta for a job in Ontario. Before he left, on his twenty-first birthday, his mother’s way of wishing him luck was to gift him with an onyx signet ring.

In defense of dandelions

They’re every mother’s first bouquet. To a toddler nothing could be more beautiful than those fuzzy, golden flowers. Surely Mommy will love them too! Unfortunately, most people don’t greet dandelions with the joyous glee of a small child.

Moments Remembered

In Ray’s excitement over his new-fangled camera, he fidgeted and skimmed the handbook. He’d previously sorted through frames of figures and landscapes and was unnerved to notice, as usual, evidence of poor print quality.

LARKS & OWLS

Its one of the fundamental natural differences. Larks and Owls. Morning creatures and evening creatures. Innate biorhythms governed by light affect plants, birds and animals. Other species seem quite content with the situation.
Seniors & their vintage cars

Seniors & their vintage cars

Dennis Coates
Buttergate: The Latest Controversy Plaguing  Our Food System

Buttergate: The Latest Controversy Plaguing Our Food System

In case you’ve had the feeling recently that your butter doesn’t melt the way it used to, you’re not alone, and you may be onto something.
Before Your Last Breath

Before Your Last Breath

AN INTERVIEW WITH ERIN CHAMBERS, AN END OF LIFE DOULA & HOLISTIC LIFE & HEALTH COACH

CHIP AND DALE

During a serious bout of bad health, Dale laid helpless on the couch where she’d suffered a stroke.
Creating a Productive Vegetable Garden

Creating a Productive Vegetable Garden

As I stroll through Kamloops’ back lanes and community gardens, I am sometimes struck by the huge productivity of some gardens and also by the obvious unproductivity of others.