There are at least 12 good reasons I can think of to grow your own food; but simply we are so disconnected from the food we eat today. Many children think the only place to buy food is from a big box store, hamburger is born in plastic wrapping and fruit and vegetables are perfect […]
Archives for January 2016
A Winter Vegetable Garden in B.C.
A winter vegetable garden in the Fraser Valley – who would have thought of picking vegetables after the cold weather we have had. A two-week cold spell in November and more below zero night-time temperatures since then, it is amazing that there are still a few pickings in the vegetable patch. It’s now past the middle of January […]
Earthquake Emergency – Are You Prepared
The question often asked is “Are we overdue for an earthquake“? After viewing the media coverage of the unprecedented wind storm earlier this year which saw over 500,000 homes in Vancouver, B.C. without power for several days, perhaps it is time to put together an Emergency Kit or update and refresh the one you have. We […]
# Climate 2016 to Continue on Twitter
In January 2015 I posted an article on a few changes to my website and Twitter, namely that I would be posting and tweeting articles during the year that I thought relevant to climate change and our environment. I have been amazed at the positive response this has received which encourages me to continue this practice through this coming year […]