On August 9th, SETI hosted a tour of a “food secure” garden near La Broquerie. Gabriel Gagne was our host and guide as we walked through his 0.18ac vegetable garden last Thursday.
I wonder how many readers noticed our float in the Pioneer Days Parade last weekend. We wanted to draw the attention of parade watchers to the possibility of powering our transportation with water.
So Doug Ford, the new premier of Ontario, is cancelling Ontario’s program of carbon pricing, Saskatchewan’s conservative government is taking the carbon tax question to the supreme court and Alberta’s conservative opposition is opposed to the carbon tax.
Walking down the cleaning product aisle last week, I inhaled the heady scents and marveled at the variety of products available. It seems that every month there’s a new-and-improved formula for washing dishes or doing my laundry.
The year is more than half over. The longest day has come and gone. For a time even here in southern Manitoba we do not technically have night, only astronomical twilight from June 2 to July 11.
The question of downtown parking in Steinbach has come up again, as it does periodically. The focus of the discussion is, how many free parking spaces are needed.
Last week I had the good fortune of joining an enthusiastic group of agronomists and farmers on a small farmyard near Libau, just off Hwy 59 north east of Winnipeg.
When we decided to move to the country, we became interested in the gardening philosophy of permaculture.
This week I’d like to write about a concept that has had a strong influence on me since I first heard of it some ten years ago.