Green Drinks Dinosaur

meeting of the green! Green Drinks at Bitters

the tables turned last night at Bitters, when the Green Drinks St. John’s  aficionados gathered over pints and conversations about living sustainably. the tables did actually turn, when the number of people who appeared was greater than the number the original set-up accommodated.  more importantly though, all present were fortified to know that there is a strong, bright,…

Steve McBride, Backyard Maple Syrup, Pippy Park

Tree Tapping & Maple Sapping

full crew on board at the Suncor Fluvarium Wednesday night for the Tapable Trees workshop!  all hands checking out how to tap the maple trees and make their own sweet maple syrup. the session was held by Friends of Pippy Park and led by Steve and Lisa McBride, the homesteading duo with the goats, frequently found on…

commonground

Common Ground – space

cool stuff on the go on Harvey Road in St. John’s!  Common Ground is a non-profit co-working space that’s affordable, friendly (there is even a common ground hound!), and creates an instant collaborative community. Common Ground-ers love the experience, especially the collaborative-ness.  entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives, and others in need of space to create and build…

make your own cheese!

#g2kgtg – cheese on Saturday

it’s not over yet byes!   the end of the season is the other side of the weekend, but between then and now is a rare chance to make a #gtkgtg that will soothe the last leg of Christmas.  5H Giving – handmade, homemade, local. say cheese.  Feta, Paneer, Ricotta. make cheese.  for real. my…

light up lights

#g2kgtg – light up local!

#g2kgtg – blocks of light wrapped in a pretty bow! fits with 5H Giving because they are made locally by a wife and husband team – Maxine Parsons Morgan and Cyril Morgan.  they’ve been making these light blocks out of glass building blocks, Christmas lights, and ribbon for several years now, and selling them at craft fairs…