Join the “Meatless Monday” movement!

Meatless Monday is not an original idea. Cities in Europe and North America have been trying for several years to cut greenhouse gases by eating one vegetarian meal a week. The Agriculture Organization of the United Nations finds that “…livestock accounts for 18% of worldwide greenhouse gases, more than that emitted by all forms of transportation combined, and is a leading cause of deforestation and water pollution.” It is Sir Paul McCartney who is spearheading the movement in Britain. He is quoted as saying, “We thought cars were the villain of the piece, but it appears that livestock produces more.” … Continue reading Join the “Meatless Monday” movement!

gRAWnola Recipe

I found this recipe on a wordpress blog the other day. I have been on the lookout for a good granola recipe and this one seems like it might be just that. If the method seems slightly odd and unfamiliar it is because this is a raw food recipe and you can read more about the raw food revolution here and for ingredients that are quite close to home you can source them at Real Raw Food in Naramata. gRAWnola recipe by Ellen Allard 1 cup buckwheat groats, soaked in water overnight 1/2 cup sunflower seed, soaked in water overnight … Continue reading gRAWnola Recipe

Eat Kamloops

I just found a great site and fabulous resource for people looking for local close to earth food sources. is a group committed to helping our community: discover local, healthy food sources learn about traditional foods and food preparation encourage the cultivation of heirloom seeds and heritage breeds become aware of regional and national food security issues lobby for freedom in food preparation and commerce The site is maintained by Carolyn Cooper. You should check it out. Continue reading Eat Kamloops

Farmers Markets Re-Open!

The first markets of the year, offering bedding plants, early veggies, baked goods and art work, will be held: Saturday, April 18th 8am-12noon 3rd & St Paul Street (in front of Stuart Wood School) Wednesday, April 29th 8am-2pm 5th & Victoria Street (in front of the library) For more information visit Kamloops Farmers Market. See you there! This post was originally found at an amazing site dedicated to changing thoughts to action. Continue reading Farmers Markets Re-Open!