From global to local, from you to me.

Smith A, MacKinnon J. 2007. The 100 Mile Diet : A Year Of Local Eating. Ontario, Toronto: Random House Canada. 266 p. I found myself feelingly slightly nostalgic as I read the final five chapters of “The 100 Mile Diet” written

From global to local, from you to me.

Smith A, MacKinnon J. 2007. The 100 Mile Diet : A Year Of Local Eating. Ontario, Toronto: Random House Canada. 266 p. I found myself feelingly slightly nostalgic as I read the final five chapters of “The 100 Mile Diet” written

The Up and Coming: Happy Farm Orchestra

Pollan M. 2007. Omnivore’s Dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York (NY): Penguin Books. 185 – 273 p. Throughout my ‘Plants and People’ class I have developed a picture of an industrialized farm that in run less by

The Up and Coming: Happy Farm Orchestra

Pollan M. 2007. Omnivore’s Dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York (NY): Penguin Books. 185 – 273 p. Throughout my ‘Plants and People’ class I have developed a picture of an industrialized farm that in run less by

Catnip is to cat, as cannabis is to ___.

Pollan, M. The Botany of Desire: A plant’s-eye view of the world. 2002. Toronto (ON). Random House Trade Paperbacks. p.113-179. Previously in my blog, I commented on Michael Pollan’s reflection on The Apple. Similarly, I would now like to share

Catnip is to cat, as cannabis is to ___.

Pollan, M. The Botany of Desire: A plant’s-eye view of the world. 2002. Toronto (ON). Random House Trade Paperbacks. p.113-179. Previously in my blog, I commented on Michael Pollan’s reflection on The Apple. Similarly, I would now like to share

Assas-seed-ation

Hanson T. 2015. The Triumph of Seeds. New York (NY): Basic Books. p. 161-175. Sitting peacefully on the comfort of my couch with a bowl of almonds in hand, I began to read “The Triumph of Seeds”.  However, as I

Assas-seed-ation

Hanson T. 2015. The Triumph of Seeds. New York (NY): Basic Books. p. 161-175. Sitting peacefully on the comfort of my couch with a bowl of almonds in hand, I began to read “The Triumph of Seeds”.  However, as I

A-peel-ing

Pollan, M. The Botany of Desire: A plant’s-eye view of the world. 2002. Toronto (ON). Random House Trade Paperbacks. p.3-58. As they say, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” but if the doctor is cute, screw the fruit!

A-peel-ing

Pollan, M. The Botany of Desire: A plant’s-eye view of the world. 2002. Toronto (ON). Random House Trade Paperbacks. p.3-58. As they say, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” but if the doctor is cute, screw the fruit!

Corn(ucopia)

Pollan M. 2007. Omnivore’s Dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York (NY): Penguin Books. 15- 119 p. Corn. Corn. Corn. Corn This blog post, I can promise you, is going to be all about corn. Although that comes

Corn(ucopia)

Pollan M. 2007. Omnivore’s Dilemma: A natural history of four meals. New York (NY): Penguin Books. 15- 119 p. Corn. Corn. Corn. Corn This blog post, I can promise you, is going to be all about corn. Although that comes

Snowshoe Time Machine

Diamond, J. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The fates of human societies. 1999. New York (NY). Norton Paperback. p. 85-113, 131-156. Madison, a good friend of mine, and I decided to travel to Revelstoke on Friday to indulge in a weekend

Snowshoe Time Machine

Diamond, J. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The fates of human societies. 1999. New York (NY). Norton Paperback. p. 85-113, 131-156. Madison, a good friend of mine, and I decided to travel to Revelstoke on Friday to indulge in a weekend