Growing your own food is the single most important act you can do to reclaim power politically and socially. With this basic activity you break your dependence on the corporate food system, using your labour and skills. Who knows what is going to happen to our food supply in the next few years? Who knows how it will be for the kids?
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I am always surprised and delighted when I see a little garden in an unlikely spot in the neighbourhood — behind a dilapidated steel shed, in a little alcove at an apartment building, or wrested from the woods at a seniors’ residence. Kate Doyle, now in her fourth year of gardening, has a plot in the small […]
Every bit as applicable to the city. Except for the cow. Homesteading is changing. As more people want to take control of their food, lifestyle and consumer habits, homesteading is becoming an urban pursuit as well. That’s why we found ACORN’s first Homesteader Symposium every bit as applicable to our life in Moncton as we […]
The Interim Program Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Moncton — regardless of how many kids there are on any given day, Matt always has time to listen to a child’s concerns. Matt McGraw’s office, today, is jam packed with guitars, two pianos and floppy, old, worn baseball bases. The whiteboard behind his desk […]