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.

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

Quiet Revolutions: three Canadian moms on mindful consumption and raising hope

Oh, Canada. Eh? When Melanie Tapson and her husband, Brad, were looking to put down roots in Toronto, Ontario, finding just the right location was key. When they finally settled in Leslieville, a community that runs adjacent to the Don River in the east end of the city, it was the balance of comfort and convenience … Read moreQuiet Revolutions: three Canadian moms on mindful consumption and raising hope

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