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)”

Back on the horse: growing onions & peppers from seed

Having had limited success starting onions and peppers from seed, I regrouped and got a good start on both this year. We rigged up some grow lights on a rickety old utility shelf in our otherwise dark and inhospitable basement, and I planted seeds early, putting in four varieties of onions and five varieties ofContinue reading “Back on the horse: growing onions & peppers from seed”