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Who Would Have Thought We Would Be Excited About Spring Cleaning!

It’s Spring! That time of year when we anxiously watch the weather forecast and jump for joy as the temperature begins to rise above the freezing mark. With the arrival of the warmer weather you can’t help but feel the need to literally clear out all reminders and remnants...

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Growing More Than Just Vegetables

Spring is now in full swing! It’s that wonderful time of year when we shift our thinking from the cold of winter to the warm promise of the summer to come. And it’s also the time of year that we start to take a good look at our gardens....

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Reminder: Why The Earth Is A Miracle

Every now and then I will come across something that will make me stop and take notice. The following video did just that. As I watched this video, it reminded me just how precious our earth is. It helped me to remember that there are so many species of life...

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Can Each of Us Really Affect Environmental Change?

After watching the video The Story of Stuff,  I think I started to get a better understanding of how each of us are contributing to our environmental problems. From my very simplistic view, I think a large number of our environmental problems stems from our continual desire and need...

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Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From?

I often will search the internet for recipes to try. While I was doing this, I happened to trip across a video that was created by Hellmans that outlined how much of our food was imported versus being produced in Canada and I was astonished. Now I realize that...

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The Plight of the Bumble Bees

The Plight of the Bumble Bees

Posted in Blog, Environment

There was a blog article written by David Suzuki that has been on my mind since reading it.  In the blog, David Suzuki was identifying how critical bees were to our food production (did you know that some experts say they’re responsible for one of every three bites of food we...

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