Canada’s Organic Coming of Age

Stephanie Wells

Once upon a time, anyone could call their product “organic”. Consumers were beginning to take an interest in organic foods and other products, part of a growing desire to take better care of the Earth. Farmers were studying the teachings of Steiner, Fukuoka, Howard, Rodale, Leopold, etc.—a long list of brilliant agricultural practitioners. But there were no laws or guidelines regarding organic farming. …

Wanted: Vacation Volunteers

Peter Earley

La Manzanilla School Garden  The La Manzanilla School Garden project is located in the small village of La Manzanilla del Mar on Tenacatica Bay, about 180 km south of Puerto Vallarta in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The local people depend on tourism, fishing and agriculture for their livelihoods. In winter, the population doubles with long-term visitors, mostly from the …