Cooking up community

Amy Kelterborn and her partners feed the soul of their neighbourhood

Healing the earth by healing birth

Midwife Rebecca Hautala helps new parents find community

Grief and magic

When Skejl was born in 2001, Tanis and her husband became parents of a child with special needs.

Stitching together community

The women behind Nelson Stitch Lab understand that what they’re ultimately creating is a stronger and more sustainable community.

Nurturing natural connections

  Jenn Gill’s classroom is the boreal forest. Literally. As a teacher at the Kingfisher Lake Outdoor Education Centre, she spends the vast majority of her days out of doors, guiding elementary and high-school students on hikes (on snowshoes when the terrain demands it), mucking about in soil and ponds as kids learn about the … Read moreNurturing natural connections

SEEKing adventure & happiness

With her new guided tour business, Sue Hamel connects people to local culture, community, food — and their bliss

Minimizing waste & maximizing community, one nursing bra at a time

When Leah Simeone needed nursing tops, quickly, she knew exactly who to call. A month after the birth of her second child, Hannah, Leah was fed up with her few, worn-out tops, and with shoving towels up her shirt to deal with leaking milk. “I put a call out to my local Freecycle group, and … Read moreMinimizing waste & maximizing community, one nursing bra at a time

How hunting connected one Newfoundland mom with her food, tradition, and the land.

The first time Jen Shears tried hunting she hated it. Hated getting up at 4 AM, hated not being allowed to talk, and hated all the walking. She wanted to give up after ten minutes. She complained constantly. She was seven. Despite the rocky start, she stuck with it and now the early mornings and … Read moreHow hunting connected one Newfoundland mom with her food, tradition, and the land.

Living la vida local: how buying local creates connections and community

A pre-Christmas market haul As a freelance writer and part-time bartender, Saturdays are possibly my favourite day of the week. It’s not like I actually get the day off, per say, but I can usually push off most work-life todos in favour of spending a stretch of time focused on me and the teen. But, since … Read moreLiving la vida local: how buying local creates connections and community

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