Last week my husband and I spent a couple of nights in this lovely cabin, which belongs to the hospitable and generous Joy and Scott Sutyla. If you’re in a hurry and don’t have time to read this whole review, we loved it, recommend it and would go back. Click on the picture to go to their website and book your own getaway. (more…)
You will remember that I have written several times about the wonderful organisation called Fruit Share. Started in 2010 by the inimitable Getty Stewart, this volunteer-run group connects homeowners with excess fruit in their backyards with volunteer pickers who climb the trees and fill the baskets. (more…)
There are days when I am so blessed with where I am and the people I know, I could just burst. This post isn’t about saving the world, it’s just about good local food and good local restaurants. What could be bad? (more…)
The following is a guest post by my friend Mary Ann Rosenbloom.
What’s not to like about “weeds” when you get to know them? (more…)
It rained, and it rained, and it rained. These days, Winnipeg is starting to remind me of Piglet’s tree. There’s only one good thing about it – everything is turning a brilliant, startling, emerald green. (more…)
Last September I had the pleasure of partaking in a forage expedition with Savour Winnipeg, in conjunction with outdoor educator Barret Miller of FortWhyte Alive. In honour of their new season, here are some pictures and reminiscences. While most of the forage experiences take place in the Assiniboine Forest, the season’s grand finale is at FortWhyte Alive. (more…)