Tag: plastic

West Coast Maple Syrup—It Can Be Tapped!

I don’t know about you, but until this year, I always thought that maple syrup was a strictly East coast domain. Perhaps the imagery of a Quebec sugar shack or whimsical pictures of draft horses pulling sleighs through snowy maple trees gave me that impression. This year, though, I discovered that we can tap trees…
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February 27, 2014 0

OUR Wish List

I hear that the universe is benevolent…..Here is a list of items that we need for current projects. This list is by no means exhaustive, so if you have materials or tools that you would like to contribute to the village, please contact us. Tradespeople Skilled carpenters always needed Plumbers (with hydronic experience an asset)…
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July 23, 2011 0

Stepping up to Zero-waste

Even before moving to the Ecovillage, the intention of zero waste was always at the forefront of our purchasing decisions. A far cry from No Impact Man, my husband and I decided to do our part by monitoring and then intentionally shrinking down the amount of waste that came out of our Vancouver apartment. We…
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November 30, 2010 0

Lunchtime conversation…

The lunchtime topic of conversation moves toward the impact of petro polymers – namely plastic. All because we wondered what it would be like to knit a paintball…


November 27, 2010 0