One Last Farm Weekend in Alberta

I had an awesome weekend. Really really awesome. At first it looked like last weekend might have been a flop. A trip to a garlic festival in BC was canceled last minute, leaving me very disappointed that I had no fun plans for my last free weekend in Alberta. But then I remembered another event…

Alberta Open Farm Days: YYC Growers Tour

This weekend is Open Farm Days in Alberta, where farmers welcome anyone interested into their farms to see how food is grown locally. I was enlisted by one of my research farms, Leaf & Lyre, to help out with the YYC Growers and Distributors tour. It was a hoot! Not worry, I live tweeted and…

Urban Farms in Vancouver

I visited Vancouver! I would never forgive myself if I didn’t take advantage of my prolonged stay here in Western Canada to visit this city I’ve heard so much about. I was not disappointed. Vancouver is a beautiful city with a vibrant culture. Despite being on vacation, I couldn’t resist visiting a few farms while…

Earth Day Weekend filled with success!

Happy Belated Earth Day! Friday was the 46th anniversary of Earth Day. In the days leading up to April 22nd, I was scolding myself for having no Earth Day themed activities booked into my schedule. What kind of environmentalist doesn’t celebrate Earth Day?! I am happy to say, I found an answer. The environmentalist who spends every…