Big news in the Root & Branch world!

After nearly five years leading the Regina Farmers’ Market Co-operative, I am moving on to pursue new opportunities. Thanks to everyone at the RFM for a fabulous run… it’s been a wonderful place to work and learn these last years! I’m now looking forward to new collaborations, and to Root & Branch finding a newContinue reading “Big news in the Root & Branch world!”

The Frugal Gardener (debrief)!

So The Frugal Gardener took place this past Saturday, and it was such a fascinating experience that I thought I would share another short reflection about the process. The workshop was, overall, a great success. The feedback I received from the participants was positive, and the energy and discussion that arose from the group wasContinue reading “The Frugal Gardener (debrief)!”

On non-monetary exchange & doing business without cash

As I gear up for this Saturday’s The Frugal Gardener: Growing food for (next to) nothing, I find myself fascinated by the experiment of attempting to operate a portion of my business without relying on cash in exchange for my services. Ever since I started Root & Branch at the beginning of 2012, I’ve offeredContinue reading “On non-monetary exchange & doing business without cash”

Local Food Bites (February 26-March 10, 2013)

This week’s Local Food Bites: the 2nd Saskatchewan Food Summit, Landscaping for Outdoor Living, Regina Seedy Saturday, Eating Year Round from the Sustainable Garden, and more! Second Saskatchewan Food Summit Feb 27 – 28, 2013 (TCU Place (Salons A & B), Saskatoon, SK) Building Sustainable Food Systems, Towards Policy and Action Sessions discussed barriers/challenges andContinue reading “Local Food Bites (February 26-March 10, 2013)”

Local Food Bites (February 18-March 3, 2013)

This week’s Local Food Bites: Seed Seed Revolution, the 2nd Saskatchewan Food Summit, Landscaping for Outdoor Living, and Regina Seedy Saturday! Seed Seed Revolution: A sustainable gardener’s guide to growing the right seeeds Saturday, February 23, 10am-11pm (Creative City Centre, 1843 Hamilton St) $35 (includes tax and snacks) As gardeners, taking back control of ourContinue reading “Local Food Bites (February 18-March 3, 2013)”

Local Food Bites (Dec 10-16, 2012)

This week’s Local Food Bites: International Human Rights Day, FREE City of Regina Composting Classes, the SECOND LAST Farmers’ Market, and matching donations to SK food banks! We’ll be taking a break for the holidays, so you can expect your next edition of Local Food Bites on January 7, 2013. May your holiday season beContinue reading “Local Food Bites (Dec 10-16, 2012)”

Local Food Bites (Dec 3-9, 2012)

This week’s Local Food Bites: Community Feasting at the RPL’s Albert Branch, deadline to be the Community Food Assessment Researcher, and the third last Farmers’ Market of the winter! Community Feast Monday, December 3, 4:00-6:00 pm Regina Public Library, Albert Branch, 1401 Robinson street, 777-6076 This is a time to celebrate the North Central communityContinue reading “Local Food Bites (Dec 3-9, 2012)”

Local Food Bites (Nov 26-Dec 2, 2012)

This week’s Bites: Raw Food Treats at the RPL, making your voice heard through Design Regina, and a sweet job posting for a Project Researcher for Regina’s upcoming Community Food Assessment! Check out the Root & Branch Calendar of Events, a great place to find out about these and other great events relating to food,Continue reading “Local Food Bites (Nov 26-Dec 2, 2012)”

Community Food Assessment Project Researcher Job Posting

Job Posting: Community Food Assessment Project Researcher The Community Food Assessment (CFA) is a participatory and collaborative process to examine a broad range of food-related issues and resources in the city of Regina, for the purposes of informing actions to improve community food security. CFAs have been undertaken by many communities across Canada and internationallyContinue reading “Community Food Assessment Project Researcher Job Posting”

Local Food Bites (Nov 19-25, 2012)

Another edition of Local Food Bites, a weekly listing of food-related events in and around Regina, SK. (We’re keeping our name for now because it’s kind of funny, but we’re also accepting suggestions for a better one!) Eat well, R&B Real Food Regina Meeting Tuesday, November 20, 7:00-8:00 pm North Central Community Association, 1264 AtholContinue reading “Local Food Bites (Nov 19-25, 2012)”