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Film Screening of “Just Eat It-A Food Waste Story” With Guest Speakers In 100 Mile House

Film Presentation With Guest Speakers Tuesday, March 3, 2015 Location: Multi Purpose Room in the Health Centre, 555 Cedar Street (at the rear of the 100 Mile House Hospital) Time: 7:0opm Film: Just Eat It Admission: Entry by Donation– Nobody Turned Away Film Description We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking […]

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Karen Johnson's Seed Saving Workshop in 100 Mile House

Seed Saving Presentation In 100 Mile House With Karen Johnson Puckett

Brimming With Enthusiasm About Saving Seeds As the audience arrived, Karen, brimming with enthusiasm and wearing a pin that sums up her attitude “Stop me volunteering before I volunteer again” peered out from behind a table piled high with seeds in plastic Ziploc bags, swatches of cereals, seed saving  paraphernalia and reference materials to name […]

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Permaculture Workshop on Hugelkultur, Raised Beds and High Beds at the Darfield Earthship

Three Ethics of Permaculture There are 3 ethics of permaculture, according to Javan Bernakevitch (Permaculture BC) and Gord Hiebert (Element Eco-Design), who were our mentors for the weekend at the Darfield Earthship Permaculture Workshop. Take care of the earth. Take care of each other. The surplus goes back to the people and the land. About […]

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South facing view of Bolton earth bermed house in 108 Mile Ranch, British Columbia

Sustainability Society Tour of an Earth Bermed Energy Efficient House in 108 Mile Ranch

Barrie Bolton’s Energy Efficient Bermed Home in 108 Mile Ranch In sustainability circles it has long been known that there is a bermed energy efficient house nestled in 108 Mile Ranch, and Saturday, 19th April, Nikki of Earthship fame, and Peter, energy nerd, were privileged to tour Anne and Barrie Bolton’s house and taste some […]

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Backyard & Garden Foraging Workshop in the Interior Douglas Fir Zone

Herbal Foraging Workshop Series with Torey: “Backyard & Garden”

Foraging Workshop Series with Torey Class Synopsis During the Foraging Workshop we will be identifying plants that supply us with a variety of materials, primarily Medicine & Food but also included: Tools, Household Goods, Furniture, Crafting Items, etc. This area is in the Interior Douglas Fir zone, where most of us live, so plants will […]

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Torey Lee instructing a Grasslands Herbal Foraging Wild Edibles Workshop in the South Cariboo_PC Kathy Provost

Herbal Foraging Workshop Series with Torey: “Interior Cedar Hemlock Zone”

Foraging Workshop Series with Torey Class Synopsis During the Foraging Workshop we will be identifying plants that supply us with a variety of materials, primarily Medicine & Food but also included: Tools, Household Goods, Furniture, Crafting Items, etc. This is a semi-temperate interior rainforest and has a damper climate than the rest of the Cariboo […]

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Grasslands of the South Cariboo in British Columbia_PC Monica Holy

Herbal Foraging Workshop Series with Torey: “Grasslands”

Foraging Workshop Series with Torey Class Synopsis During the Foraging Workshop we will be identifying plants that supply us with a variety of materials, primarily Medicine & Food but also included: Tools, Household Goods, Furniture, Crafting Items, etc. The South Cariboo area has a very dry climate, more similar to the vegetation found further south […]

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Grass Roots Solutions with Sharon Rempel, for Seedy Saturday

The Story of “Seedy Saturday”

“Seed is at the Heart of Food Security In Every Community” Did you know that the first Seedy Saturday ever held in Canada took place in the Van Dusen Botanical garden in Vancouver, B.C. on Valentines’ day, February 14th 1990? Yup, the choice to use this date was meant to be a metaphor since Seed […]

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Sustainable Community Film Series featuring Permaculture Expert Sepp Holzer

South Cariboo Sustainability Society’s Monthly Documentary Series Tuesday February 26th, 2013 we presented two YouTube Videos from Permaculture expert Sepp Holzer  called “Farming with Nature” and “Agro Rebel”, at the Community Employment Center/Horton Ventures, 808 Alpine in 100 Mile House off Hwy 97. Who is Sepp Holzer? Sepp Holzer- author of the book Sepp Holzer’s […]

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Richard Heinberg speaks about the End of Growth in 100 Mile House_Isaac Hernandez

Richard Heinberg Peak Oil Message Comes to 100 Mile with Silver Lining

100 Mile House Welcomes Richard Heinberg for “Life After Growth” Talk by Sherry Stewart, Hugh Thomas and Patricia Spencer The Event “Life After Growth” : Building Community Resilience in a World of Declining Resources, Economic Uncertainty and Environmental Stress with Richard Heinberg was sponsored by the South Cariboo Sustainability Society and the South Cariboo Agri-Culture […]

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