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

Vegetation Domestication

Diamond, J. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The fates of human societies. 1999. New York (NY). Norton Paperback. p. 114-130. Pollan, M. The Botany of Desire: A plant’s-eye view of the world. 2002. Toronto (ON). Random House Trade Paperbacks. p.xiii-xxv. This

Vegetation Domestication

Diamond, J. Guns, Germs, and Steel: The fates of human societies. 1999. New York (NY). Norton Paperback. p. 114-130. Pollan, M. The Botany of Desire: A plant’s-eye view of the world. 2002. Toronto (ON). Random House Trade Paperbacks. p.xiii-xxv. This

The Triumph of Seeds

Hanson T. 2015. The Triumph of Seeds. New York (NY): Basic Books. 277 p. With a title like “The Triumph of Seeds”, the book written by Thor Hanson immediately captures your attention and is demanding you to read it. The

The Triumph of Seeds

Hanson T. 2015. The Triumph of Seeds. New York (NY): Basic Books. 277 p. With a title like “The Triumph of Seeds”, the book written by Thor Hanson immediately captures your attention and is demanding you to read it. The

The 100-Mile Diet

Smith A, MacKinnon J. 2007. The 100 Mile Diet : A Year Of Local Eating. Ontario, Toronto: Random House Canada. 266 p. This blog post is in reference to the first seven chapters of the novel written by Alisa Smith and James

The 100-Mile Diet

Smith A, MacKinnon J. 2007. The 100 Mile Diet : A Year Of Local Eating. Ontario, Toronto: Random House Canada. 266 p. This blog post is in reference to the first seven chapters of the novel written by Alisa Smith and James