An essay by Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute intrigued me. He drew a metaphor between distracted driving and the way we all deal with sustainable living. He says driving is dangerous. In fact, it’s about the riskiest activity most of us engage in routinely. It requires one’s full attention – and even then, […]
Since we moved out into the country many years ago, composting has been one of the things that I have tried to incorporate into my daily life… and into the life of my family.
I got my agricultural degree at the University of Manitoba in the 1960s. I don’t recall ever talking about regenerative agriculture then.
When we began writing posts for “Rethinking Lifestyle”, South Eastman Transition Initiative writers frequently used the term, “sustainability.” Our quest was to find ways to preserve resources for future generations.
Up to the end of September a lot of us in the earth caring community have been taking note: there seems to be way more bikes on the streets.
CBC News profiled a study which showed that exercise does very little to help us lose weight. Apparently as we exercise more and more, our body finds new efficiencies in our movement so that it doesn’t need to cut into our fat stores.
If you’re among those of us who have heard about regenerative agriculture (regen ag) and are intrigued by the possibilities for your farm, yard or garden this article is for you.
We’ve had unprecedented wild fires, not only in Alberta, but also BC, the NWT, northern Quebec and New Brunswick. These fires have not been limited to Canada.