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My documentary on Cowichan Bay becoming Canada's first Cittaslow or Slow City aired last weekend across American on the environment radio show Living On Earth. See the transcript and pics at this link http://www.loe.org/shows/shows.htm?programID=09-P13-00047#feature4 Page up for audio.
This week on All Points West I introduced listeners to Seth Burton of Cosmo Knives on Salt Spring Island. I’ve collected a few knives over the years…my bread knife, my filleting knife, various paring knives, a cleaver, and a bunch … Continue reading
Every artisan uses tools of some sort, but who makes the tools? Sometimes the tools themselves are made by an artisan, and such is the case of this month’s Island Artisan. I want to introduce you to someone who makes … Continue reading
No, I'm not going back to school again, but you could be! Enrolment is now underway for the various courses I teach at UBC and the University of Victoria. At UBC I teach Food and Travel Writing, so whether you … Continue reading
Satisfaction in the summer for me comes from spending hours in the kitchen, preserving stuff from my own garden or from local farms. Does that sound weird? I guess I get it from my mother, although I never heard her … Continue reading