Our Blog | March 2013

Garden to Table - Welcome to the Hollyhock Kitchen!

by: Sara on 03/25/2013
Posted in: Cooking

About 10 years ago we published a great cookbook, Hollyhock Cooks, Food to Nourish Body, Mind and Soil from the cooks at Hollyhock, a world-renowned centre for learning and connection located on beautiful Cortes Island. Hollyhock boasts a spectacular garden that produces many of the ingredients used in the cookbook. The recipes were so simple and …

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World Water Day - Videos from Maude Barlow and Paul Manly

by: EJ on 03/22/2013
Posted in: Events

Because today is World Water Day I decided to see what one of my favourite Canadians and water activists, Maude Barlow, is up to.  Much to my delight, I discovered she is promoting another of my favourite local activists, Paul Manly, on the Council of Canadians World Water Day events listings page.

Maude Barlow is National Chairperson of the …

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Guest Post - Giles Hutchins - The Future of Business – a new paradigm inspired by nature

by: EJ on 03/20/2013
Posted in: New Books

The Nature of Business: Redesign for Resilience by Giles Hutchins has just come off press.  Giles Hutchins is a management consultant who guides business and organizations through the process of redesigning for resilience in challenging times. He is the co-founder of BCI: Biomimicry for Creative Innovation. In today's post, he gives us an overview …

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