Being raised in a low-income family has shaped the way I see the world, partly for the better but also for the worse. On the one hand, it gave me a strong tendency to seek out value in things that others didn’t necessarily see.
At the February Prairie Organic conference in Brandon, a number of speakers spoke about the principles of regenerative agriculture.
Archaeologists tell us that agriculture, the nurturing of plants so they can be harvested and consumed, probably began about 10,000 years ago.
Building a country or a region’s economy on the extraction of a resource is fool hardy. A resource extracted is gone! It is no longer there!
“Beer is proof that God exists and wants us to be happy”. You may have heard that cheeky quotation attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but it isn’t quite accurate.
We certainly know more about our physical world now than we did 10,000 years ago. It is incredible to see what we now know that we didn’t know even 100 years ago.
The World Economic Forum holds an event at Davos Switzerland every year. This is an invite-only event, and brings together the rich and “successful” people of this world.
A few months ago I was sitting at my dining room table in the middle of a power outage writing with the feeble light from two candles.
Banning plastic bags in our homes is the easiest and most obvious thing that needs to be changed in our lives immediately.