Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.
Monthly Archives: November 2009
The Cowichan Agriculture Association managed to lure farmer-speaker-activist Joel Salatin (he actually prefers the label Christian-Libertarian-Environmentalist-Capitalist-Farmer) to come and spend the day speaking in Duncan last rainy Saturday. The house was packed – I’d guess around 200 folk, mostly farmers, … Continue reading
A bit of a pause here while I deal with my recent computer crash (a literal one, onto the floor) and so have delayed reporting on a couple of very interesting talks last week. On Thursday last, I attended a … Continue reading
Long Ago In Italy… we had a splendidly mind-blowing talk from a veterinarian on the subject of fish fraud: how consumers were being sold cheap or endangered fish under the name of popular varieties. The reason was much the same … Continue reading
In all the talk about food – its price, its value, our disconnection from it – more needs to be said about how much we waste in the Western world. We’re all bad: Canada, the US (a 2004 study found … Continue reading