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We are all equal, but who holds the keys?

I was talking with my friends Rachael and Adam, who work full-time out at Hacienda Market Garden, about the power-dynamics while working in the gardens. 818 more words

Pastors In Exile

Pop-up gardening in Christchurch

Christchurch, the third-biggest city in New Zealand, has had a terrible time the last years. They got hit with a huge earthquake in 2010, an even more traumatic one in 2011, and then the quakes and uncertainty just kept coming.  397 more words


Changemakers among us

You don’t have to go too far to find changemakers in our community. These are people who are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of others, people who act to make the world a better place to be, people like the staff at the… 341 more words

Powell River

Grandma's Birthday and Discovering Garden Magic

Today is my paternal Grandma’s 106th birthday. She passed away 20 years ago at the age of 86. As I work all the numbers in my head, I realize I am the same age right now that she was the year I was born. 760 more words

Community Garden


A Community Garden Project in Guaraqueçaba, Parana Brazil. Co-created by @FanshaweCollege in Canada, #CodeForCuritiba hacker community & local #Curitiba organizations.

More info: Open Brazil : … 580 more words


A day in the life.

So, the day job is conservation, or gardening, as so many people chose to call it. For the past three months i’ve been working in and around South Birmingham at various community garden sites. 182 more words


new plot, new beginnings

Yesterday evening, after it was already too late to pounce on the opportunity, I received the somewhat long-awaited notification I’ve been waiting for:  The community garden plots are now open! 133 more words