Pathways Proves Pleasingly Palatable

The food. Ah, the food. What else brings people together more effectively? With local on the minds and from the mouths of Albertans, it's local food that we're hungry for. And the Pathways to Sustainability Conference had plenty of it. Throughout the three-day event in Red Deer March 23 to 25th, Head Chef Darcy Casement led the Chartwells Catering team of food professionals to fuel the thinking, feeling, and action towards creating resilient community in Alberta.

Permablitzing in Calgary

Most of you have probably heard of Permaculture by now, but how about...PERMABLITZ?!  This effort is in full swing in Calgary.  Adrian Buckley of Big Sky Permaculture  describes some of the Calgary adventures in this blog from his web site.  Thanks for sharing Adrian!  And by the way, there are some efforts starting up in Edmonton and Lethbridge.  Contact Dustin Bajer in Edmonton at

I’ve Got Worms!

Looking for low maintenance pets?  Got more excess food scraps going into your composter than it can keep up with?  Well I've got the answer all in one… Red Wigglers!  For years now I’ve had a colony of Red Wiggler Worms to help build the richest compost faster than your compost pile can naturally process i


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