west coast canola – playing with the grain

this looks like a field in Tuscany, but it’s canola in western Newfoundland summer 2016! Canola plants share properties of all crops in that their taste is influenced by the characteristics of the soil and the weather. So opportunities for artisan cold-pressed canola oil adds another level of local to the wave of foodie excellence that’s making sustainable not only sensible, but fashionable and healthy.

seedling ~ Hope becomes axtion

think planet. live local ~ how do you fit in?

the challenges of the great big world can get a little smaller when we all work together to take action!  for Earth Day 2016 thegreenrock.ca, with support from Memorial University’s Office of Public Engagement and the Department of Forestry and Agrifoods, asked human beings how their actions fit in with their larger planetary system at…

Earth Day 2016 Ideas from the Northeast Avalon

Happy Earth Day!- living la vida local

last Sunday thegreenrock.ca, with support from Memorial University, Department of Forestry and Agrifoods, and some really cool local businesses launched the How do You Fit in? initiative during the Earth Day Fair at the Suncor Fluvarium. It goes like this: the earth is one big beautiful interconnected system, and we all have a role to play in caring for it. When it comes to ‘thinking planet and living local’, we asked, “How do you fit in?”