Spring Gillard

August Offerings

I’m sure many of you are waking up each morning, rushing to your computers to check to see if I’ve put up my August event listings yet. So, sorry to keep you on pins and needles. As there are only two offerings this August, I will just post them here. The first is another backyard […]

Backyard Composting Workshop

Village Vancouver and the Westside Food Security Collaborative are pleased to offer a new neighbourhood based food networking workshop in Kitsilano. (This was mostly written by Ross at Village Van, but you need more than a B.A. to figure out how to override my byline!)

Backyard Composting with Spring Gillard Wednesday, July 15th, 6:30 – […]

Spring Visits Homeland

Book Signing at Art Knapp’s Penticton, BC Saturday, July 4th, 11am to 2pm

I am going home for a few days. Home meaning where I was born and my parents still live. Penticton, BC in the fertile Okanagan Valley where they still grow a lot of fruit, probably more grapes than anything now. Since the […]

Compost at Sea

It’s hard to escape your past. After 14 years as the compost hotline operator, it has been hard for me to move beyond that identity. I occasionally think I may have been successful in creating a new persona. Like the time I wrote a letter to the editor of a local newspaper about eco-density […]