Spotlight on Sustainability – Stephen Barstow

Last week, I went to see perennial plant expert Stephen Barstow talk about his 2015 book, Around the World in 80 Plants. In it, Barstow illuminates the wide world of perennial edible plants, from tuber varieties in the Peruvian highlands to Sherpa vegetables in the Himalayas to traditional rooftop gardens in Norway, where he’s currently […]

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Gardening Checklist – Spring

By Trina McDonald If you’re new to gardening, getting a slow start to the season, or need help staying on track, this list is for you. PLANNING Make a list based on what you will eat and how much space you have. Draw a map of your garden and then use a gardening book or […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability- Feed the Bees

This week’s Spotlight on Sustainability features Delta-based campaign, Feed the Bees. This community campaign encourages individuals, businesses, organizations, and government to take action in supporting bee populations. The project began in 2010 when the Delta Chamber of Commerce and Earthwise Society formed a dynamic partnership, and Ian Tait and Patricia Fleming became co-chairs of Feed […]

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