School gardens are blossoming across the country. Over the past decade, school gardens have grown from a rarity to a well-known concept that continues to gain traction in schools small and large, public and private, rural and urban.1
Ishmael author Daniel Quinn: Saving the World, Moving Beyond Civilization
Does It Make Sense To Destroy Farmland That Could Sustainably Feed Over 1 Million People? The Site C Dam
Ever wonder what the fuss is about when people talk about Site C dam? Maybe being able to see what is at stake will touch people’s heart
At Radix Farm, sustainability means treating the entire farm environment with care and respect. We grow four acres of diversified produce without the use of synthetic chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, or genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Our natural growing methods and small-scale enables us to provide individual attention to the plants and nurture the soil. In addition, we strive to increase local food security and make nutritious food accessible to all members of the community.
We live in an age of consumerism that came about after the austerity of the Second World War where companies sought to convince consumers that they always needed more, particularly when it came to food.
Want to multiply the number of plants you can grow in a garden or on a patio or deck? Grow up! Vertical gardening, a technique to cultivate plants up surfaces or supports, is the perfect way to squeeze lots of plants into a small space. Growing up, rather than out, offers countless other benefits beyond higher plant yields.
spent my early 20’s travelling India, Nepal, China, and Tibet alone in the mountains, sometimes weeks on end in the Himalayas. I was gone for a year. Even with all the experiences of being smuggled in the back of a jeep into Tibet, nothing could prepare me for the absolute wild ride that farming would take me on. I knew I had to share my story of a being a women in agriculture. There was a book somewhere in there, just waiting to be written.
How can we fix this broken food system in our world? Well we can start by securing one community food system at a time.
Did you know nearly 40 percent of food that’s grown, distributed, and bought never gets eaten? A Story of “Ugly” Food Waste
Did you know nearly 40 percent of food that’s grown, distributed, and bought never gets eaten? Learn why “ugly” food gets a bad rap. Through actions like food rescue and redistribution, composting and eating head to tail, people are doing something to reduce the food we waste.