Tag: livestock

OUR Ecovillage Public Tours

We invite you to come to visit us for a tour of the eco-village. There are two tour options available, the Guided Public Tour and the Self-guided Tour. Guided Public Tour The guided public tour begins with a one-hour educational PowerPoint presentation. This will include handouts, reference materials, networking, and Q&A time. From there we…
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January 22, 2018 0

ReStory Festival 2018

Restorying Our Collective Future How do the stories of our past shape the way we see ourselves—limiting or inspiring us as we move forward? How can storytelling be used to reimagine the ways we interact, teach, learn, and build healthy communities? How can stories impact our behaviour toward each other, toward our political systems, toward…
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August 15, 2017 0

Dr. Huber’s cover letter to Secretary Vilsack

This update to the Dr. Huber research is the first thing I read this morning when I got into the office. Undeniably more evidence that the precautionary principle might be a valuable asset to our repertoire as stewards of the land…. This cover letter is provided to explain the reasoning and concerns that were conveyed…
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April 11, 2011 0

Roundup & Animal Miscarriages?

Research by professor emeritus Don M. Huber potentially links glyphosate (roundup) & roundup ready seeds with animal miscarriages. Letter to Secretary Vilsack.


February 23, 2011 0

GMO free Cowichan Valley?

The past couple have days I have felt a heaviness in my heart that I’m not used to. Realizing the fact that it isn’t entirely possible to avoid GMOs in my diet because of pollen drifting and non-organic inputs like manures from GMO fed livestock, left me … well lets just say I haven’t been…
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February 18, 2011 0

O.U.R. Rezoning Work

Overview of Sustainable Land Use Comprehensive Development Zone The application for a zoning amendment for lot plan #34224 REM 2 was a request to change the existing zone of A2 to a Comprehensive Development Zone. This amendment allows for the creation of an ‘ecovillage’ and provides for specific uses of ecological education, ecological restoration/enhancement, organic…
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January 14, 2009 0