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WHY WITCHCRAFT?

WHY WITCHCRAFT?

Many witches, including myself, when asked how and why we became witches, will answer that they didn’t become a ...

Words & Photo by

Catriona Richardson

THE DAY THE PRINCE CAME TO TOWN

THE DAY THE PRINCE CAME TO TOWN

Over a century ago, on a Monday in late September, crowds of young and old thronged Vancouver’s sidewalks. Mothers ...

Words by

Dave Flawse

WHALE BREATH AND ANGEL WINGS

WHALE BREATH AND ANGEL WINGS

You don’t need to be an oyster farmer or sport fisherman for the daily ebb and flow of the ocean to impact your ...

Words by

Ryan Stuart

Photos by

Luke Phillips

SEAWEED, SVP

SEAWEED, SVP

Seaweed is a food resource long celebrated by traditional coastal peoples across the globe, including throughout ...

Words & Photo by

Angela Willard

FROM SECRET KNOWLEDGE TO SELF-IMPROVEMENT

FROM SECRET KNOWLEDGE TO SELF-IMPROVEMENT

If you take a moment to reflect upon the immense amount of organization, dedication, and perseverance required to ...

Words by

Kevin Flesher

Featured photo by

Jim Whyte

COMOX VALLEY STARGAZING

COMOX VALLEY STARGAZING

Fighting the urge to crawl back into my warm bed, I force myself to grab my camera bag and head into the chilly ...

Words & photo by

Sara Kempner

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GREEN BURIAL

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GREEN BURIAL

It’s better to burn out than to fade away? Not always. New alternatives to cremation allow bodies to return to the ...

Words by

Madeline Christie

Featured photo by

Sita Then

TOWARD A MORE LIVABLE VALLEY

TOWARD A MORE LIVABLE VALLEY

You pretty much can’t have a conversation anywhere in the world today without one of our global crises popping up ...

Words by

RJ Herron

Photo by

Jenn Dykstra

DEMYSTIFYING MUSHROOMS

DEMYSTIFYING MUSHROOMS

My mom used to make stuffed mushroom caps at the drop of a hat. “We’ve been invited to so-and-so’s for dinner. ...

Words & Photo by

Darren Howlett

WHAT TIME LEAVES BEHIND

WHAT TIME LEAVES BEHIND

Have you ever wondered about parked cars at the side of Highway 19, near the bridge about three kilometres south ...

Words & Photo by

Pat Trask

FULL OF LIFE

FULL OF LIFE

EARLY MEMORIES One of my earliest memories is on the beach. I am six years old and I am standing next to my dad ...

Words by

Kelly Forbes

COMPOSTING 101

COMPOSTING 101

Turn waste into earth! Composting completes the life cycle as organic waste becomes humus, and feeds new organic ...

Words & photo by

Joyce McMenamon