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Local Food Quesnel | Guardian of the Vegetables: The Good Earth

Local Food Quesnel | Guardian of the Vegetables: The Good Earth

By Terri Smith – “And roots, if they are to bear fruits, must be kept well in the soil of the land.” —Pearl S. Buck, “The Good Earth” As a bio-dynamic farmer, I have always felt that plants need soil. Feeding the soil has always been my highest priority in the garden. If you feed […]

Local Food Quesnel | Guardian of the Vegetables: Trying to Chill

Local Food Quesnel | Guardian of the Vegetables: Trying to Chill

By Terri Smith – Let’s talk refrigeration and climate change. At the start of April, the federal government awarded multi-billion-dollar company Loblaws $12 million to upgrade the company’s coolers in an effort to meet Canada’s emission targets. Just let that sink in for a minute. This amount is a drop in the bucket for Loblaws, […]

Local Food: Guardian of the Vegetables

Local Food: Guardian of the Vegetables

By Terri Smith – Hello, Everyone! I’m excited to begin this new column on local food. Local food has been my passion for over a decade, and my own journey of eating it, growing it, selling it, and teaching about it has been both fascinating and difficult, but always rewarding. While there are many parts […]