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Chatting with the Hosts of Which Side Podcast

Which Side Podcast

Interviews can be stressful, especially when time is limited, but the hosts of the Which Side Podcast are doing something a little different, and I was happy to be involved recently. Read More »

The T.O.F.U. Grant: Round Six

lauren Ornelas from Food Empowerment Project

Choosing the T.O.F.U. grant recipient is always one part tough decision and one part random events. In the case of the newest recipient, finally meeting in Portland at the Resistance Ecology Conference by chance made the tough decision part a lot easier. Read More »

Bananas: A slippery slope

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You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you're grocery shopping and something seems too good to be true? Like a mango for less than a dollar, or a handful of kiwis for less than your bus fare? There's a reason for that. It is too good to be true. Read More »

Forks Over Knives (and a veg diet) approved by Ebert

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Roger Ebert's reviews are pretty much a part of my life. I can't say I follow them closely, but I came to know the man based solely on whether or not he raised a thumb in regards to a movie. Read More »

Article Tease: DIY Microgreens

DIY Microgreens

It's finally spring – one of my favourite times of year. The scent of a warm breeze on your face. The sight of little green shoots coming up in the garden beds. The promise of fresh foods in the coming months. It's almost enough to forget what the deep, dark winter months were like. Almost enough – but not quite. Read More »

Trying veganism despite the reasons against it

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My interest in this blogger's recent decision to try veganism for thirty days is not so much in his decision to do so, as that sort of thing is happily popping up all over the web. It is more in how disinterested he was in trying it for so long. Read More »