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The Leafless Orchard Phenomenon

This week we're taking a break from the video series we've been following to follow up on a cool photo we were sent.  Somebody sent us this photo (above) of a tree bursting with apples but no leaves!  Its a...
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The Teachings Of The Garden Sage Have Arrived!

We're are pleased to tell you that we recently received permission to begin sharing the Teachings of The Garden Sage ( with David Robinson ) here on our site so you'll have a database to come to with all of...
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The History Of The Shovel

During the Neolithic Era and the early Bronze Era people used shovels made of an ox’s shoulder blade in Britain while the Chinese were using spades that closely resembled our shovel of today as early as 1100...
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GMO Free Food Choices. There’s an App for That!

GMO’s are a hot topic in the health food industry these days, and many people are better understanding what it means to have your foods come from GMO grown crops. Many individuals are now wanting to avoid...
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Saving Our Soil

Soil is the building block from which fruits and vegetables are birthed, and with the increased use of chemicals in our soil, the pace in which it is being destroyed is alarming. GMO’s ...Big...
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Vancouver Farmers Markets

Keep B.C. farmers farming! If you live in Vancouver and love fresh food and festive gatherings make sure to check out one of Vancouver's many farmers markets! Shop for fresh fruit, veggies, cheese, meats,...
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Niwa: Smartphone Controlled Hydroponics System

For those of us with black thumbs, hydroponics can be a bit of a daunting prospect. However, if you can figure it out, you can grow fresh, chemical-free fruit, vegetables, and herbs right in your own home with...
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Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)

Honeybees are a crucial part of our environment, as they are the main pollinators for our crops. In fact, according to the U.S Department of Agriculture, honeybees are responsible for pollinating 80% of our...