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E. B. Klassen
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The Future Has Arrived
via Wikipedia Would you like to
know what your world is going to look like by, say, 2030? A little
peek at the wonderful things we’ll be using? Lives we’ll be
living? Did vat-grown meat ever become a thing? Are more of us
vegetarian? How did that whole Trum...
The Future Has Arrived
The Future Has Arrived
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Hot Road Ahead
We're in deep deep trouble when it comes to our food system. Even without the population growth expected over the rest of the century, we're facing tremendous stresses on our ability to produce and distribute food.  Currently, there's an ideological war ov...
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More Bad News
This time, a giant methane leak. A 61 year old well has sprung a leak and is blowing a massive amount of methane. Mother Jones has a good explainer about the leak.
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Quince!
The prize-winning quince Photo by E. B. Klassen CC BY-SA I've had a bit of luck recently and come into possession of about 4 kilos (10 pounds) of quince. This has meant that I can do a bit of experimenting with new recipes above making some quince jelly. Qu...
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The Secrets of Soil
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N. has produced a series of educational readers on the secrets of soil for kids between ages 5 and 14. The guides are free,as is the educators guide. This might be a great take-away for compost educators.... Th...
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Apple Festival--Sooke
Northern Spy apple photo by Red58bill We made it out to the Sooke Apple Festival on the weekend. This is part of our current "get to know our new neighbourhood" programme. We've been here about three months and have had nothing but a great time; the farm an...
Apple Festival--Sooke
Apple Festival--Sooke
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The Emergent Agriculture--a review
There is not a lot that is new in Gary Kleppel's book The Emergent Agriculture: Farming, Sustainability, and the Return of the Local Economy . A cogent, well-reasoned take-down of industrial ag--but then, there's a herd of those, ranging from succinct to ve...
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Sooke Farm Tour part 1
Yesterday, 19 July 2015, was the
annual Sooke Farm and Food Tour, organized by Sooke Region Food CHI (Community Health Initiative) . There were eight stops on the tour,
and it seemed like a good way to get to know some of our new
neighbours and start to int...
Sooke Farm Tour part 1
Sooke Farm Tour part 1
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Crappy Bike Paths
Crappy Bike Paths
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