Danish Fat Tax Rescinded

FARMERS, retailers and shoppers whooped with joy this week when the government announced the abolition of one of its most hated taxes: a tariff on saturated fats, imposed just over a year ago. Read Full Article from the Economist Magazine

Grow Your Own Drugs!

Check out this fascinating BBC series with ethnobotanist James Wong on growing and using natural remedies. He’s a young guy who’s grown up in the UK, yet has a family history of using Chinese medicine. Inspiring! Grow Your Own Drugs BBC Homepage Full shows are available through iTunes and various bitTorrent sites.

September 20 – Roots ‘n Brews 2014 Tickets on sale now!!

Join us for an evening of live music, dancing, feasting, and celebrating the abundance of this year’s harvest¬†! For this event we bring together passionate local farmers & chefs to create a 4-course meal that truly celebrates the harvest of the Okanagan. Enjoy complimentary tastings of Real craft cider from The Bx Press Cidery, organic […]

Something that got me thinking

I was going through this website and began thinking that this was a neat idea. The university model works for food production, and it in turns feed the city. UBC Farm

Hanging Grow Boxes

Here’s an interesting idea for space-conscious urban farmers: http://www.gizmag.com/volet-vegetal-hanging-garden/23014/

Earthen Oven Making Workshop

MindGardens, a local natural building business, is offering a multi-session workshop where participants get to experience the entire process of “How to build your own Earthen Oven.” Session 1: Oven substructure and “forming” your oven. June 10 – noon to 3 PM 5601 Pleasant Valley Road Session 2: Curing and finish plaster making and application […]