What we’re listening to – Goodnight City, Martha Wainwright

Known as much for her famous family as for her musical hits, Martha Wainwright is back with her sixth studio album. Born in New York City to folk legends Kate McGarrigle and Loudon Wainwright III, Wainwright is sister to Rufus Wainwright and half-sister to Lucy Wainwright Roche, both of whom she’s collaborated musically with. Recorded […]

Land Has Stories, We Have Choices

For the past twenty years Sally Miller has worked in, researched and taught about alternative food in Canada and the U.S. Mostly recently she’s spent her days interviewing farmers across Ontario. The news isn’t good. As she writes in her new book Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food: “I was saddened by the clarity […]

The Seeds of Survival

You wouldn’t expect the survival of the world food supply would depend on a hole in the ground 1,300 km from the North Pole

Remembering the Raw Emotion of Vincent

Perhaps no one completely personifies the fine line between artistic genius and madness quite so well as Vincent Van Gogh, who apparently committed suicide 125 years ago