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Zeitgeist

zeit·geist /ˈtsītˌɡīst,ˈzītˌɡīst/ noun – the defining spirit or mood of a particular period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time. As the full moon ascends into the sky we are welcomed into a new year. The new year often symbolizes a time of renewal and for many a fresh start, a beginning […]

Food for Thought

Do not use power to suppress opinions you think pernicious, for if you do the opinions will suppress you.  – Bertrand Russell It’s important to listen and think critically about opinions of others. It is easy to become defensive or dismissive when presented with opposition or an opinion on a topic that is different from […]

First Quarter Moon

“Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” -Pauline R. Kezer  I thought that resolving to eat local was the biggest change I would under go this year, but turns out I was wrong.  This past Monday I started  work at the Canadian Organic Growers (COG) […]

The New Moon

Why 200km? That is the distance (as the crow flies) to Prince Edward County where my family is rooted. They keep me grounded and have thus far been very influential in helping me to develop the framework of my blog.  It would only be fitting to include them in this journey with me (Not to […]

Preface: 200km Challenge – A personal journey to satisfy my hunger for health and happiness within my community

“Globalized industrialized food is not cheap: it is too costly for the Earth, for the farmers, for our health. The Earth can no longer carry the burden of groundwater mining, pesticide pollution, disappearance of species and destabilization of the climate. Farmers can no longer carry the burden of debt, which is inevitable in industrial farming […]