One problem with the movement towards a more environmentally conscious society is that we analyze it from a negative perspective; namely, human practices that have created the current state of our planet. Awareness is the initial step in any movement
This month’s GreenScreen, Hometown Habitat, is about the importance of native plants, biodiversity, and preserving nature’s beauty. Entomologist Dr. Douglas Tallamy provides the narrative thread that challenges the notion that humans are here and nature is someplace else. His goal is
You look sadly at the apple tree in your yard. All summer you’ve watched fruit blossom, grow, and ripen. This week it’s ready, but you haven’t time to pick it all and it’s more than you could possibly eat, anyway.
A 100-page UN report points out that Climate Change is a global emergency that seriously threatens life, as we know it, for every human being on Earth. We are now facing a triple whammy-we have to pay to reduce greenhouse
Cherries being picked today in a Barrie back yard will feed families who use the food bank. FruitShare Barrie launched this week, with volunteers reaching up in local trees to pluck ripe fruit to be shared jointly with the owner,
Barrie’s backyards could be ripe for the picking. A new FruitShare program is being launched this week, and will use volunteers to pick fruit from residential trees — then distribute it among tree owners, Barrie Food Bank and the pickers