Spotlight on Sustainability – Disaster Aid Canada
A pyramid stack of cans of "Soap for Hope"

Disaster Aid Canada (DAC) is an independent organization that has been running since 2010 as a project of the Rotary Club of Ladysmith and the Rotary Club of Royal Oak. DAC focuses on giving international relief to any country that has experienced a disaster that has displaced residents from their homes. DAC partners with other […]

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Review – Letters to a Young Farmer
The book propped up in a field.

Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and our Future Edited by Martha Hodgkins Princeton Architectural Press, 2017 If you are young (or young at heart) in the food movement, and long for wisdom and guidance from wise and weathered elders and leaders, this collection of essays compiled by Martha Hodgkins of the Stone […]

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Contain Yourself

Freight container farms are popping up in cities around the world. Are they the best bet for food security in all climates? by Quinn MacDonald ON FAIR VANCOUVER ISLE, we often brag about farming and golfing year-round. But that gloating came back to bite us this year. It was a long, hard winter on the West Coast—at […]

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