Category Archives: Gardening

The variety of gardening techniques

The Transition Town Initiative, an Effort Towards Sustainable Community Living

In spring of 2011 a small group of people in 100 Mile House, B.C. threw together a pot luck dinner and assembled in a private home to meet and learn from Tamara Sunsong of Victoria’s ‘In Transition’ Group to talk about ‘transitioning away from oil dependence.’
A grassroots movement the world over called ‘Transitioning Towns’ is taking this peak oil thing seriously. The objective is for neighbours to come together to share ideas and create action plans to deal with the times to come.

A Stackable System using Chickens and Gardening

A stackable system while living sustainably is taking into account which systems will work better together than apart, and going with the flow of that. For example if you plan on having an organic garden consider also having chickens.  Why?  They stack. Gardens get insect pests and a natural predator of bugs is of course…

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