Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom

Dawn Johnson shared this post earlier last month over at the new local website Traced Elements, where a host of food-loving folk are sharing the ways in which food (growing it, cooking it, foraging for it, sharing it…) grounds and empowers them. Where there's enough cross-over between the topic covered and The Wellness Almanac, we're reposting here. It … Continue reading Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom

Business Start-Up Program invites Lil’wat and Lower Stl’atl’imc Nation members to free training program. Apply by Feb 28

The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Líl̓wat Stl’atl ́imc Business Start-up Program (SLSBSP) is a new program being launched by the Whistler Centre for Sustainability (WCS) in partnership with the Squamish Líl̓wat Cultural Centre (SLCC). The intent of the program is to support new business start-ups for local First Nation members from regional Indigenous communities including the Squamish Nation, Líl̓wat … Continue reading Business Start-Up Program invites Lil’wat and Lower Stl’atl’imc Nation members to free training program. Apply by Feb 28

BC Rivers Day 2017 roadtrip heads upstream, Sunday September 24. Join the tour.

Sunday, September 24. Join us for a guided tour in the Upper Lillooet River valley. We will visit Mount Meager landslide, the largest ever recorded in Canada! We may even see the volcanic fumaroles smoking and talk about this incredible history. We will check out one of the largest fires ever recorded in the Coast … Continue reading BC Rivers Day 2017 roadtrip heads upstream, Sunday September 24. Join the tour.

ISO Seed Saving Guru. With the launch of the Pemberton Seed Library, Dawn Johnson gives herself (and you) permission to learn as you go

The seeds of my favourite winter squash were piling up nicely on a piece of paper towel last fall. I was feeling slightly smug that I remembered to save them from my favourite variety and best formed, biggest, strongest looking fruit. As a novice seed saver I was filled with deep contentment as my involvement … Continue reading ISO Seed Saving Guru. With the launch of the Pemberton Seed Library, Dawn Johnson gives herself (and you) permission to learn as you go