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Home grown pesto feast!

My recent experimentation with indoor hydroponic gardening has been providing multiple meals lately! Tonight, it was this fabulous homemade pesto, made with Genovese basil, all grown with the Kratky method. You may remember seeing it, back at the end of May when it was just getting its start (see the photo below!). Since then, I’ve…

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Hydroponic Growing

I’ve been experimenting with a new-ish hobby: Hydroponic indoor growing. This is gardening without soil – using just water and nutrients. I have been doing it regularly for the last couple of months (off and off for a few years), and wanted to post an update. I’ve been using three different methods:  Commercial AeroGardensThe Kratky…

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Honduras partner visits BC

For nearly two weeks Vecinos Honduras’s Executive Director, Edwin Escoto, toured British Columbia speaking to groups large and small about Honduras and the work Vecinos Honduras is doing. It was an inspiring week! Edwin is a dynamic speaker, and despite doing every one of his twenty presentations in his second language, he was clear, passionate…

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Nashville, WCUS, and Gutenberg – all the excitement!

It’s just another Thursday, right? Well, not in my world. (It is Thursday, though, right?) Right now I am sitting in the Toronto airport, my flight to Nashville delayed. I am heading to WordCamp US (WCUS) – the biggest gathering of WordPress folks, held on an annual basis.  I’m going as a volunteer, but I’m…

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