Spotlight on Sustainability – Week 19

This week’s Spotlight on Sustainability started growing 90 years ago, and flourishes today in modern sustainable style. A tribute to both the environment and history, the Zaklan Heritage Farm has stood in Surrey, B.C. since the 1920s. Founded by Dragan and Marta Zaklan, the farm is now in the hands of Doug and Gemma, who […]

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Victory Gardens for Bees: An Emphatic Call to Action

By Heather Neale Furneaux Bee-lieve me, they’re not out to get you My three-year-old daughter, Malia, picks a strand of English lavender from the garden that runs along our back fence. “This smells yummy,” she grins, the sun illuminating her back and shoulders in a kind of heavenly childhood tableau. And just then, she glimpses […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Entomo Farms

For this week’s spotlight, we’re looking at big ideas and very small livestock. Entomo Farms, about two hours northeast of Torontoin Norwood Ontario, is leading the trend of alternative sustainable protein sources with farmed crickets and mealworms. The family farm is primarily run by three brothers, Darren, Jarrod, and Ryan Goldin, and was recently featured […]

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