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Counting birds, wrangling hawks: how Pemberton's go-to bird guy help me find my way home

If a cold and hungry hawk is going to get itself entangled in the netting of your chicken coop, attempting to source itself a nice New Year’s Day dinner, the best possible scenario is to be John Tschopp’s neighbour. 990 more words

Lisa Richardson

What pops up when you go with what feels right

Lisa Vertefeuille’s Christmas pop-up shop has popped away now, but I still wanted to share this column, because I was so inspired by her grounded wisdom and the idea of always checking in with your feelings, even if it means doing a U-turn. 950 more words

Lisa Richardson

When commitment is as easy as following your passion

Last year, at Christmas, I wrote a column about how our excessive consumption is destroying the planet. This year, I decided to soften my stance, and “lean in” to the whole festive thing (in as planet-loving way as is possible.)  Kids and nutcrackers have proven a good assist.   768 more words

Lisa Richardson

Mapping the Mysterious

“The Lillooet River is such a mystery,” says Veronica Woodruff. “It’s so murky. Even where it’s only ten centimeters deep in shallow spots in the middle, you can’t actually see the bottom.” … 714 more words

Lisa Richardson

Offshoots of a Slow Food Cycle: introducing Pemberton's Beerfarmers

When I call Bruce Miller, he’s busy cleaning up the farm in anticipation of Sunday’s Slow Food Cycle. Hosting thousands of strangers on a farm requires some serious landscaping. 766 more words

Lisa Richardson

Kindness, good. Self-kindness, better.

Being nice to yourself isn’t as selfish as it sounds.

I’m standing in the kitchen talking to one of my best friends. We’re both crying. And we don’t have much time. 804 more words

Lisa Richardson