The where, what, when, and why, of Composting

Importance of composting Composting is an extremely important way you can help curb GHG emissions, feed your garden, keep unnecessary waste out of landfills, and create fertile soil to grow new food or anything your heart desires. Composting can also be a great hobby for you and your children, and it’s great for the environment, … More The where, what, when, and why, of Composting

Community Gardens: Why they’re important and how they help fight climate change

By Izaiah Hill What is a community garden? A community garden is a place where land is gardened or cultivated to produce fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, and more. A community garden is most often maintained by volunteers who believe in the cause and have the time and passion to put in the work. How do … More Community Gardens: Why they’re important and how they help fight climate change

Time for Local Food

Do YOU know where your food is from? It’s that time of year when many delicious, nutritious fruit and vegetables are available from within our communities. So it’s a perfect chance to highlight the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve’s Local Food Guide: Grown by the Bay. The Local Food Guide can help you find where to … More Time for Local Food

SEED-The Secret Extremely Endangered Species

Guest post by Monika Hotson Why talk about seeds? Seeds represent and give life. They are able to preserve the past, and bring necessities for the future. It is important now more than ever to talk about seeds and the many disappearing varieties because of today’s climate change dilemma. Seeds: A disappearing act. NOT a magical … More SEED-The Secret Extremely Endangered Species

Waste Not, Want Not

Written by Grace Hunter Canada has a rotten habit of producing an enormous amount of food waste. Every year, more than 31 billion dollars worth of food goes to waste, more than half of which comes from people throwing out food in their homes. This wastes not only food but the resources needed for food … More Waste Not, Want Not

The Buzz About Bees

Written by: Grace Hunter Summer is in full swing and with it comes the arrival of delicious local fruits and veggies. A lot of work goes into growing fresh produce – farmers till soil, water seedlings, and yank out weeds. However, people aren’t the only ones hard at work – bees play an essential role … More The Buzz About Bees