"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”

Henry D. Thoreau

 

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Wednesday
Oct102012

Monthly Meeting: 24 October - Business, Environment and Culture

Bruce Duggan. director of the Buller Centre for Business at Providence University college lead us through a very interesting

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Thursday
Sep062012

Monthly meeting: 27 Sep 2012 annual meeting

This is the meeting where all Transitioners (at least all those who can) get together to talk about

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Thursday
Sep062012

Putting Food By: 15 September

We are doing the preservation demo from 2:30 - 5:00, but come for the whole fair http://www.sunshinegreenhouse.ca 

Has this hot Manitoba summer given you an abundance of vine-ripened fruits and vegetables? Have you thought that you would like to preserve these tasty, nutritious foods and become just a little less dependent on produce coming long distances and not tasting as good? Some experienced food preservers will be available at Sunshine Nursery and Greenhouse to demonstrate some preserving techniques.

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Thursday
Aug232012

GROUP DISCUSSION: MANITOBA GREEN PLAN - Sept 12

Wednesday, September 12, 6:30pm: a meeting to formulate a response to the Manitoba Green Plan.
 
The Manitoba Government has begun a process of public consultation, seeking input on a "strong, leading edge law to replace The Sustainable Development Act to help build green prosperity in Manitoba."
For more information go to Tomorrownowgreenplan. The website indicates government will consider feedback until the end of October.

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Tuesday
Aug142012

MONTHLY MEETING: 23 AUG 2012 VISIT TO SARDIUS HOLSTEINS ORGANIC DAIRY FARM

Sardius Holsteins is a registered organic dairy farm just outside of Steinbach owed by Sam and Anne Appleby. They market their milk through the only organic milk processor in Manitoba Organic Meadow.

Organic milk is hard to find in Steinbach retail outlets.

The resons to consider organic are compelling and the challenges significant.