Book Review: The Art and Science of Grazing: How Grass Farmers Can Create Sustainable Systems for Healthy Animals and Farm Ecosystems

By Sarah Flack, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 Review by Samantha Klinck Reading this book is like attending a personal workshop designed for your farm. In her fantastic book, The Art and Science of Grazing, Sarah Flack gives the reader the information they need to properly manage pastures and grazing on the farm for the betterment […]

Book Review: Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for fun, profit and companion planting

By David and Kristen Sewak, New Society Publishers, 2016 Review by Barbara Otrysko The authors’ stated aim was to write a beginners book on mushroom cultivation for two reasons. Firstly, they found that although there are many references on growing mushrooms, most are intimidating for beginners because of their in-depth technical nature. Secondly, they found […]

Book Review: Street Farm: Growing Food, Jobs, and Hope on the Urban Frontier

By Michael Ableman, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2016 Review by Sally Luce In this remarkable book, farmer/activist Michael Ableman tells the captivating story of the creation of Sole Food, a community farm started in 2009 in the parking lot of the Astoria Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Sole Food’s aims are to provide meaningful employment for […]

From Noun to Verb: Fibreshed’ing Across Canada

By Sarah Jean Harrison The local fibre movement, better known as Fibershed, is quickly taking off across North America and Europe. In honour of the Wool Symposium, hosted by Fibershed on November 19th, 2016 in Marin County, California, we are looking at three fibresheds that are developing across Canada.   My Grammatical Error I have […]

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This project has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada.

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