On Saturday March 15th, 19 curious people gathered in Amherst to learn the art, science and skills associated with inoculating a pre-cut hardwood host log with spawn of the shiitake mushroom. The workshop was hosted by Athol Forestry...Read More »
The Food Secure Canada assembly: Waves of Change: Sustainable Food For All is a-coming to Halifax in November 2014 and...Read More »
One of the many gardens that the Our Food Project supports is the Hilda’s Unity Garden Society (HUGS) garden in the Bayers Westwood community. The garden was started 4 years ago by a group of active residents interested in creating a space to...Read More »
Despite the snow and cold, about 40 gardeners gathered at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst last Saturday to celebrate seed. The event featured a vermi composting demo, information on...Read More »
Originally posted on Small Scales: Guest contribution by Justin Cantafio. Moving food around in Nova Scotia is no picnic. Especially...Read More »
I’m sure many people have heard the term fracking in the media lately. So what is fracking and how does it impact our lives and our food system?
Fracking is a term used for hydraulic fracturing, which is a method used to obtain natural...Read More »
Back in November, I had the opportunity to attend Food Secure Canada’s annual general meeting and their Festival of Good...Read More »