So after my last post, which I admit was a little depressing – sometimes these things need to be stated though – I thought I’d cheer things up a bit with a photo. Our species has come a long way from the times of hunting and gathering for survival, we have almost all of the […]
Image by urbanworkbench via Flickr As I sit in my home office looking out across the garden at the lightening playing off the mountain range, I pondered what to write. I know that I have slowed down over the past month or so, adn that the posts have been fairly serious and heavy in nature. […]
This week we’ve been inundated with Crabapples and Apples. The sweet cloying smell of these tiny fruits ripening in the kitchen kept the yellow jackets and fruit flies bumping against the windows screens.
Summer in the Kootenays is often a time of abundance – if you know where to look.
Food means survival. Our ancestors knew this, they spent much of the year working in fields or gardens growing food for the household. The shift from self-reliance to consumerism has been recent in the history of humanity, to the point where whole Cities are thousands of miles removed from the majority of food that is […]