Category Archives: Sustainability

North America’s #1 Urban Cultivator

Originally Published in Clean Technica

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1The problem with buying greens in a supermarket is that they usually lost half of their nutrients within a day of being cut. As anyone with a garden knows, freshness translates into taste. A Vancouver company brings this freshness into kitchens. North America’s #1 Urban Cultivator gives restaurants and homeowners an opportunity to grow micro-greens and herbs year round.

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BC’s Need To Confront Climate Change

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Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC believes BC’s emissions are being seriously underreported. There are some bright spots in the province, like the city of Vancouver, but for the most part Canadian politicians are not dealing with the reality of Climate change.in the podcast below he talks about BC’s Need to confront Climate change.
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All About the Georgia Strait Alliance

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMThey may be the only citizens group group focused on protecting the marine environment in and around the whole Strait of Georgia. This is both where 70% of British Columbians live, work and play – and the most threatened environment in our province. In the podcast below, Executive Director  Christianne Wilhelmson told me “All about the Georgia Strait Alliance.”  Continue reading All About the Georgia Strait Alliance

Save the World one Mushroom at a Time

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM Paul Stamets love affair with fungi stretches back over 40 years. He has discovered several new species of mushrooms, written six books and pioneered countless techniques in the field of cultivation. This is the first part of an interview about Paul Stamets’ upcoming workshop at Hollyhock on Cortes Island. He discusses how we can “save the World one mushroom at a time.”
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