Permies Converge in NORTHERN Alberta!

We did it! Our team at ACIL pulled off the Northern Alberta Permaculture Convergence. See photos below. At our busiest, I would estimate we had about 75 attendees. This convergence demonstrated the diversity in the Albertan permaculture movement by having a very distinct vibe from the convergence that happened in the South earlier this year….

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…

Food Forestry in BC

As summer rolls in finding time for blog posts gets more and more difficult. But have no fear! Great things are happening: all of my research sites are swinging into full gear and I’m visiting them all regularly; I’ve attended some great educational events including Young Agrarians‘ Agrarian Arts in the Prairie and the Agroforestry…

Tool Use Workshop for Women

My passions in life since middle school have consistently been feminism and environmentalism. I am so excited to be at place in my life where I can bring together empowering women and caring for the environment and share those passions with others! Over the past month I have been working with my good friend Bry…