Spring Gillard

Seeds on Sunday

We had a great time at our community garden seed saving workshop on Saturday in Kitsilano. I was really struck by how much of a community we really are. David Catzel, our workshop leader talked to us about planning to grow for seed, especially the ones that require larger populations to maintain good […]

Soaking Beans

When the bottom fell out of the global economy at the end of 2008, my contract work in the non-profit world dried up. I was impelled to be a lot more careful about how I was spending my money. I began eating at home more, making soups and stews, baking muffins, joined a community garden […]