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OOPS, MISSED CANADA DAY….

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Well, truth be told, we’re not too happy with the state of the Canadian environment right now and our Federal government is not doing anything to help.  We don’t want to piss anyone off, but if you’re visiting our page … Continue reading

HAPPY TO HELP

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One of the nicest things that can happen once you start a business venture be it large or small is “networking”.   It is our absolute pleasure to be able to assist various not for profit and charitable organizations in creating … Continue reading

WHAT ABOUT THE BEES?

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It’s been a long while since we’ve reviewed how our favorite little flying honey machines are doing in the scheme of life.  Much has changed, new studies now show without a doubt http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/03/bayer-pesticide-bees-studies that the declining pollinator populations are a … Continue reading

TEMPERATURE AND WORMS

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Our Vermicomposting Facility is out doors and because of our Northern location has radicle temperature swings throughout the year.  Red composting worms are not indigenous to Manitoba and wouldn’t survive if not for the one ton piles of cow manure … Continue reading

MICRO-ORGANISMS IN VERMICOMPOST

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One of the reasons that Vermicast or Vermicompost make such an effective fertilizer is because of the multitude of beneficial micro-organisms that are present in the finished product.  By far the most numerous of these are bacteria but the various fungi and … Continue reading

MYTH BUSTING MONSANTO PART 2

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Last week we began to share some important information from the Union of Concerned Scientist regarding Monsanto.  This biotech leviathan does not have your best interests at heart.  We’ll finish up today. 4. Expanding Monoculture Monsanto’s emphasis on limited varieties of a few … Continue reading

MYTH BUSTING MONSANTO

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  This week we will be busting some myths that Monsanto would have us believe.  This is in conjunction with the Union of Concerned Scientist, who have ask people to help spread the word.  1. Promoting Resistance Monsanto’s RoundupReady and … Continue reading