My uncle and aunt who live in Ottawa are dedicated environmentalists. They’ve been thinking about local food and sustainability longer than most of us. Hugh, my uncle, writes for the community paper and I always enjoy reading his pieces urging people to reduce their demand on the earth’s resources. I appreciated his last article about […]

Yesterday’s Jane’s Walk was incredible! Author Lorraine Johnson and I met up with 136 people who are interested in urban agriculture for a walking tour of the area around Trinity Bellwoods Park. We tasted Red Bud flowers and talked about the role of greenhouses in a local and sustainable urban foodshed. We discussed urban agriculture

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I came across an old Acadian recipe for pancakes in a back issue of The Canadian Organic Grower that calls for snow! Apparently, after a heavy snowfall, some Acadians still remark that “Il a tombe assez de neige pour faire des crepes,” or, “It’s snowed enough to make pancakes.” According to the recipe notes, provided

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