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Finding our Destiny in the Café

I love finding a place to relax, I’m sure we all love finding a ‘home from home’. In the hustle and bustle of Poipet, sits a place you can retreat to, munch on a chicken sandwich or sip on a iced latte. 360 more words


Spring on the Farm

Sandy sent this March 20 update from the Letterbox Farm Collective in the Hudson Valley. Farmer Nichki is Sandy’s niece.

“We can see the ground! All of a sudden, our fields and beds have emerged.  383 more words

Easter Egg shopping list

The annual festival of chocolate over-indulgence known as Easter raises more serious issues than pimples and weight gain for the ethical shopper.

The cocoa trade is notoriously bedevilled by child labour, slavery and other workers’ rights issues. 622 more words


Natural Footing

The use of plant fibres as a material for durable flooring is a tradition that dates back centuries. 212 more words


Why is it Sustainable to Add Fun for Children in an Edible Garden?

A friend told me a story years ago that profoundly changed my attitude towards gardening and sustainability.

She described her own childhood with sustainable ‘hippie’ parents. 182 more words

Growing Fruit & Veg

Tooth Powder and an Interesting Tale

Pretty isn’t it? But tasty, not so much. I used the recipe from Zero Waste Home, which calls for 1 cup of baking soda and 1 teaspoon of powdered stevia (which I surprisingly had – I’ll recap that interesting story below). 306 more words


Passover: Liberate Yourself from Industrial Food

Our nation is enslaved to an industrial food system that is making us sick and fat. It abuses workers (with many cases of modern day slavery), 837 more words