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“Ocean Wise” - Sustainable Seafood

Vancouver Aquarium states on their website that “90 percent of all large fishes have been caught. Due to unsustainable fishing practices, we’re now fishing the world’s last 10 percent of shark, swordfish and tuna.” They also mention a s... (read more)

The Real Cost of Organic Meat

Meat has long been one of the most expensive items in organic food, often double in price! Why is Organic Meat more expensive and what difference does it have to the less-expensive non-organic meat that you find in the grocery store?

The t... (read more)

pass the peas!

Organic Pest Control

Pesticides and Poison traps are not the sort of thing anyone wants in their yard or garden, especially amongst any fruits and vegetables you’re planning on eating. So, at the request of a long time customer, I’ve put together some tried and true ... (read more)

April 17, 2014

Making Scents at Lakewood Lye

Growing up, dad was always telling us “never wash the car with anything that has harmful chemicals, it goes straight to the ocean.” For some reason, that never seemed to equate to hand soap as well until long after I was already an adult. Afte... (read more)

April 11, 2014

Bee Welcome!

Gorgeous flowers are popping up all over as the weather warms up and have bees to thank for all the wild ones. Bees are one of the most important pollinators we have. In fact, organic farms often plant tons of flowers and bee-friendly plants to h... (read more)

April 4, 2014

Grains and Greatness at Highwood Crossing Farms

South-east of Okotoks, AB and north of High River, nestled into the twists and bends of a river, Highwood Crossing Farm has been grown and shaped by the same family for over 100 years. This time of year, following the last frost and as soon as the la... (read more)

April 4, 2014

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