I’m usually a happy person. Overtly happy some may say. Perhaps even happily excitable and loud to the point of annoyance, so I’ve been told… However, my usual happy demeanor has been blemished by a bittersweet moment. Tarnished by the realization of something I cannot control. While life is full those times, I’m decidedly not a fan of said moments. As I was … Continue reading Bittersweet (Sounds like two parts of a perfect bite)
This week we had our annual farm tour with our community partners from Bayers Westwood Family Resource Centre and ISANS. Every year we bring together about 50 gardeners from across the city, load them onto a bus, and head off to explore some of the beautiful organic farms we have here in Nova Scotia. Most of our participants on these tours are seniors, many new … Continue reading The 2015 Annual Our Food Project Farm Tour
A couple of weeks ago, the Our Food team had the pleasure of running a Farm Tour with two of our partner organizations – gardeners from Immigration Settlement and Integration Services (ISIS) and from the Bayers Westwood Family Resource Centre (BWFRC). The site we chose was Ironwood Farm, a 200 acre organic farm in Summerville, Nova Scotia. At 8:30am I boarded the bus, with our … Continue reading The 2014 Our Food Project Farm Tour!