Urban Chickens in Toronto

And Castlegar, BC? CBC covered a great story of an illegal chicken owner in Toronto who of course wanted to remain un-named. Check out the video here at CBC Sunday program. You can download the wmv file here. For those who doubt the support for urban hens, check out the comments on the CBC website […]

Goats on the Front Line of Weed Control

[ad#125-right]Many communities in the Kootenays face massive problems with invasive weed species, particularly along rural road shoulders and on the fringes of urban development. A recent article by CBC describes a study lauding the benefits of goats in combating this problem – which is likely to get worse with climate change.  The study, led by […]

Giving Green a Bad Name

Am I just a grumpy old man? At 33 I’m not sure what is giving me a case of the grumpy’s today, but the distinct lack of understanding that being a consumer inherently means that you are probably not green, and lists of ways to be greener that tell you to stop using staples are […]