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Once Upon A Farm

I think almost every blog starts with a getting to know you post and mine will be no different. I think telling your story is where all blogs, and all journeys, begin, so let me tell you mine. 932 more words

Green Living

Garden Transformation: Lawn to Vegetable Garden

To reconcile my suburban track-home existence, far from the true “back to basics” life I dream of, I have transformed my backyard into a food-producing space. 785 more words

Garden Vegetables

You are what you eat

I don’t know about you. Personally, when it comes to food, I’m confused and really clear at the same time. Let me explain.

There are all these different “ways” to eat these days: Paleo, AIP (autoimmune protocol), LCHF (low carb high fat), according to your Blood type, Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw… Each of which have their own celebrities, personal trainers, dieticians, “I used it and it worked for me”-advocates swear by them. 720 more words

Personal Power

Welcome to Echo Haven: Calgary community living green and loving it

Being environmentally conscious without making major lifestyle changes and spending large sums of money seems unrealistic, but a small neighbourhood in northwest Calgary is proving that it’s possible, and that anyone can do it. 514 more words

Calgary

Toyota joins consortium to provide electric car sharing service in France

Grenoble in France is going to be the location for a new car sharing service that is going to be trialled from next month using electric vehicles from Toyota. 331 more words

News

The Dallas to Houston high speed rail project is doomed

When I was a kid, I went to the store and asked the guy, Do you have any toy train schedules?
~Steven Wright

So after no more was heard about the… 477 more words

Green Living

Designers changing the world, part 1

Designers have the key to change the world, and Philippe Starck is a living proof.

After designing Revolutionair, a micro eolic wind turbine for domestic use that can be placed in the garden or on the roof, he just unveiled his new wind and solar-powered home, which is a prototype for a prefab series called  184 more words

Design