Finally the garden is perfect!
Covered with snow,
nothing else to do for now!
Actually there are many carrots, leeks & kale hiding under the
and the heavy mulch of hay that was put on the beds before the snow. We
just made a tasty soup with all those great fresh veggies a few days
Best Wishes to everyone during the Winter season!
Kootenay Coop Radio Show:
The EcoCentric Intervew:
Jul 13 2010 - Ethical Food in my
Listen up to the sound of hands digging in the dirt, chickens
scratching, and friends sharing a healthy conscious meal when we talk
with Gregoire Lamoureux from the Kootenay Permaculture Institute and
Berlin Reed, The Ethical Butcher from Portland Oregon.
A Permaculture Radio Show was broadcasted on the local
Co-op Radio in Nelson, BC. It was also broadcasted on 2 radio stations
in the Vancouver area and also in Victoria, Nanaimo and Kamloops.
It features an interview with a permaculture teacher from Winlaw, BC,
Gregoire Lamoureux. It also include some other interesting clips from a
presentation by David Holmgren in Vancouver in September 2005 &
an interview with Peter Bane the publisher of the Permaculture Activist.
You can download and listen to it.
Here is the link:
How farmers are going to
By Jenn Hardy
Advocates for ‘permaculture’ say it can improve our
diets, heal our
environment, and improve our lives. Meet a new generation of farmers
with some radical ideas for untangling our food chain (and saving the
world in the process)
I have been involved for the last few years with some ecological
restoration work in the Slocan Valley. We have planted native trees
& shrubs in the riparian area along the Slocan River with the
Slocan River Streamkeepers.
Display by Deccan Development Society; Photo by Mike
Gluss and IDRC.
The South-Asia Canada Dialogue on the Future of
A dialogue between farmers and representants of organizations who
ecological agriculture in many countries including, Bangladesh, India,
Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Canada. A Vision Statement called: "Our Common
was produced during the dialogue: