Ambergris Caye, San Pedro: An environmentally sound destination and decision
A Family Trip Around the World
How — and why— to plan a Big Crazy Family Adventure from B.C. to the Himalayas
Back to School
From beer “university” to treehouse design, class is in session!
It’s hard to resist reading this book in one gulp.
Tokyo, タンポン and Joni Mitchell
The surprise meeting of two Canucks in a cubicle.
Gates of the Arctic National Park
U.S. National Park Service volunteer Joe Wilkins takes us up close and personal to the Arctic wilderness with his book, Gates of the Arctic National Park.
I heard it through the grapevine
Climate change doesn’t play favourites. Ask anyone in sub-Saharan Africa or Greenland. Beekeepers, strawberry farmers, almond growers, balcony gardeners in San Francisco and winemakers in France will nod in agreement, for that matter. In 2015, Prince Edward County...
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...
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...
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. Deep inside a mountain on the island of Spitsbergen, Norway is the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The last line of defence in edible plant species...
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.