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Monthly Archives: January 2010
A recent article asks if maple syrup is the new sugar? A timely question with the Bigleaf Maple Syrup Festival seeping up on our horizon. The instigators of this festival go by the charming name of the Sapsuckers, and for … Continue reading
The blessed 60 day extension to the Madrona Farm fundraising campaign has yielded some truly gratifying results. Written up in Guy Dauncey‘s EcoNews, it caught the attention of a right thinking reader, Mel McDonald, who came up with the $200,000 … Continue reading
Food and poetry reared their twin heads last week, with a sprinkling of pesticide in the middle. On Tuesday, Ottawa poet David O’Meara came into town to read from Noble Gas, Penny Black as well as older and newer work, … Continue reading
Last week’s Ontario court case decision on the Michael Schmidt/raw milk issue – which has been dragging on since Schmidt had his farm raided in 2006 – has lactivores bubbling over with questions. Schmidt had been charged with illegally selling … Continue reading