Self-care is not selfish

I knew that I needed to take care of myself, to replenish my energy so that I could one day be able to give my time.

Growing food and family values

There’s something about understanding just how hard you have to work for a 10-pound bag of potatoes that’s really valuable, and not just in terms of money.

Why I ditched my to-do list in favour of getting outside

There’s liquid gold (aka maple sap) in those buckets… [Photo: Marlene Wandel] It would’ve been easy to stay at home on Sunday, easy to catch up on errands and house stuff, laundry and shopping lists, to attempt to cull the relentless accumulation of domestic clutter that builds up over the course of days and weeks. It…