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Join me as I set-up my world to be greener (while still being realistic), productive (while still having some down time), and fun (but not too much fun; that’ll get you in trouble). Here I aim to share with you my garden, my passions, my cooking, my food prep, my family, my education, my ramblings, my crafting, and really anything else I feel is worth writing about.

Latest from the Blog

Hansard Growing!

So after I got my community project rolling, I needed to do more! But on the limited budget that I was on (ahem, $0) I couldn’t do it alone. Which is when my googling took me to Neighbourhood Small Grants. The Vancouver Foundation actively funds small neighbourhood projects each year; all you need is an idea and the ability to share it and see it through.

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Creating Community

My garden produced more food than Jim (husband man), Cecilia (daughter person), and I could eat, even when sharing the bounty with the friends and family we were socializing with. I took care to harvest some food specifically for the freezer, I preserved food by pickling, canning, and dehydrating, and yet, I still had a lot of food just be tossed into the compost.

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