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)”

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)”

Local Food Bites (Nov 12-18, 2012)

Welcome to the second edition of Local Food Bites, a weekly listing of food-related events in and around Regina! If you’d like to have an event added to Local Food Bites, please get in touch! A Taste for Inclusion Potluck (RDLC) Wednesday, November 14, 6:00 pm Regina Union Centre, 2709 12th Ave Regina’s cultural diversityContinue reading “Local Food Bites (Nov 12-18, 2012)”

Ramping up local eating by preserving the harvest

On September 8, 2012, Root & Branch will be offering Preserving the Harvest: Taking local eating to the next level. At this workshop we’ll be exploring ways to make the most of the growing season and eat locally year round. Building the skills to preserve and store local foods through the winter is key toContinue reading “Ramping up local eating by preserving the harvest”