F/W 2015: The Edible Intertidal

All along the coast of British Columbia, researchers and First Nations are unearthing—or rather “un-muddying”—ancient gardens. Over 2,000 years ago the Indigenous peoples of B.C. created the first marine farms with simple materials to cultivate a staple of the coastal First Nations diet: the clam. What researchers call “clam gardens” the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation,of northeastern Vancouver […]

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

It’s hot outside and the car doesn’t have air conditioning. I am adamant about stopping at the next small town. The kids are hungry, too, whining audibly about wanting ice cream. We’re coasting down the windy Highway 3 south into Christina Lake, the popular B.C. vacation spot. Our eyes search for any signage that says, […]

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Fresh Treads

A SCORE OF nine-to-12-year-old kids untangle their bikes from the Crystal Pool rack as camp leader Carson Sage reminds them to stay in a line. August sunlight beams through the chestnut trees, and junior camp leaders check helmet straps and dole out sunscreen. A nervous energy animates the chattering voices. They’re about to set off […]

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