Category Archives: Food + agriculture

Q+A with Chef Shaun Zwarun

Three weeks ago when I went for a meal at Kiju’s, I got to sit down with Membertou Trade and Convention Centre’s Executive Chef, Shaun Zwarun, for a chat. We met up in the morning, and sat in a special events’ … Continue reading

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blueberries and branding

Yesterday I attended a workshop in Sydney. It was put on by the Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia, which is a great organization that supports the non-profit sector in the province. Their website is really well done – check … Continue reading

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multitude monday / aug 11

There is a voice in me these days that says, “This is what I want,” and then proceeds to tell me. It is insistent, it is wise. It says: I want more time outside. It says: I want less on my schedule. … Continue reading

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quick post Friday

Hey everyone! I’m just writing a quick post as I get ready for my day, and leave the house a little early so I can meet a friend at a cafe before work. I was so lucky to dine last … Continue reading

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eating local at kiju’s, part 1

Last week I went to a local restaurant, Kiju’s, for a meal. Long story short: delicious! Today’s post is all about the food we ate, and next week on the blog, I’ll share the chat I had with the Executive Chef there, … Continue reading

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a quick strawberry sketch

Thought process: “It’s 7 am. What am I going to blog about today?” “Hmm, I like cherries. Maybe I’ll whip out my sketchbook and draw these cherries I’ve been munching on for a half hour while I made Adam’s lunch.” … Continue reading

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four new goals

It’s past the middle of the year now and I’m ready to ditch my first four simple goals and call them done. And, I’m ready to make four new goals! First, an catch-up and an update: Catch-up: This is the post … Continue reading

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