Category Archives: Food + agriculture

what you didn’t plan (or plant)

Last year in this bed, I grew tomatoes on purpose. The growing season ended, I pulled out the plants, and called it a day. (Or a season, I guess.) This year, I didn’t grow tomatoes on purpose in this bed. … Continue reading

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Fall-ing

Yesterday I went out to Big Baddeck after work, with Mary Jane (my boyfriend’s mum, who, despite the fact that I’m not actually married to her son, I call my mother-in-law), and met my own mum, for a meal at … Continue reading

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a trip to Blue Heron Farm

Two weeks ago I drove out to Gardiner Mines after work, to visit with Marc Vassallo on his (and his parents’) organic veggie farm. It was an overcast day and there was a bit of drizzle, but I put on my … Continue reading

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links loved / sept 20

This is the sunflower that I grew in my garden this summer. It’s in a little bed at the back of the house, which is in between the back staircase, and the wall of the house. I also have lavender, … Continue reading

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a meal at The Bite House

Back in August I was invited to a birthday party for my rad friend Adele LeBlanc, to be held at the Bite House Restaurant. The Bite House is the new venture of chef Bryan Picard. (Read here where I interviewed … Continue reading

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a gals’ wine-tasting trip in the Annapolis Valley

Seriously, how is it Friday again already!? Answer: because life is good, and busy, and full. But not in an “over-stuffed” way, just in a “filling it out in all the right places” way. There has been time for gardening. … Continue reading

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multitude monday / sep 8

My friend and former design classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.”   She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me oh-so-happy. Let’s … Continue reading

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