Composting in Castlegar

We love composting. In fact, we’ve got a worm bin in the kitchen as well as two composting bins right down the back. I built these pallet composting bays to formalize the work of the previous owners of the house, but always knew that winter composting is not much fun to start with, but when […]

Preparing for Spring

The end of January may signify different things for different people, but for our family, it represents a call to action, a call to the gardening, farming and seed catalogs and a call to start planning out the garden beds for the coming growing seasons.

Saving Seeds

This weekend, my wife attended a seed saving workshop held right here in Castlegar, the heart of Doukhabor heritage and a place of renaissance for local farming and sustainability in North America. Interestingly, the source of many of the seeds we grow in our garden, Dan Jason, from Salt Spring Seeds was interviewed for a […]