Fresh off the heels of my first Seedy Sunday, seed exchange and it has me eagerly anticipating spring. Packets upon packets of seeds waiting to be sown, soil to be turned, new raised beds to be started the list goes on. Of course I’ve got my indoor starters just about ready for an early taste [...]
on February 17, 2011 in Backyard
This past Sunday I attended my first ever seed exchange, community garden forum and sustainable urban agriculture event. I wasn’t sure what to expect; I know this movement has a dedicated, active and vocal support base. From the moment I arrived on UofT’s campus I was shocked by the buzz of activity outside of the [...]
on February 5, 2011 in Frugal
After reading numerous articles, posts and watching various D.I.Y videos, I thought I’d share a few of my favorites. Solar Water Heater: I’ve stumbled across numerous stories where individuals have harnessed the sun to heat their water and use it for various applications. Looking for a way to heat an out building on the cheap, [...]
I'm a "30 something" professional in Oshawa, Ontario interested in ways of reducing my carbon footprint, living more sustainably and attempting frugality as tough as it might be for someone relatively new to this doctrine. Follow me and my 4 legged friends along the way.