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BC First Nations restore ancient seafood farms (with video)

When the tide rolls out, First Nations elders and youth scramble down the beach to restore ancient seafood farms that helped feed their ancestors for millennia. 825 more words

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Owning our Health: Encounter with a bear offers fresh view of life

Spring is well on its way here in British Columbia. The lawn mowers are already making themselves heard in our neighbourhood, whilst the blossom trees and daffodils are bursting forth with energy and life. 769 more words

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Food makers scramble to 'clean' their labels

The trust is gone.

Label-obsessed consumers are looking at food in a new way, demanding to know what it is, where it comes from and whether anyone, anywhere is hurt as food moves from field to fork. 1,045 more words

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Lessons from EcoGather16 - Truth Hurts

Alberta Ecotrust Foundation has wrapped up a successful first annual Environmental Gathering. It was an amazing opportunity to hear from range of speakers and dive into discussions.  329 more words


"...in Wildness is the preservation of the world."

“…in Wildness is the preservation of the world.”

—Henry David Thoreau, Walking


Irrational shoppers waste five times more food than grocers

The prices at big box food stores are seductive and, to be honest, shoppers aren’t entirely rational.

Oh sure, for just a few dollars more you might easily buy two or three times more avocados than you would get at a regular supermarket. 835 more words

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