The following is an imagined New Westminster Council public consultation during which it becomes apparent more than a bridge or ferry is needed to connect Q2Q. (Editor's note: It is a work of fiction, full of self deprecating humour. Don't read too far into it.) Mayor Jackets: Let’s dive in. We are starting the evening with a public discussion of the RFP issued for the … [Read more...] about Let’s Keep This Civil
We made it a meal when it should have been an appetizer. Last week’s market presented us with a bit of a conundrum. There were plenty of salad greens to be had, and normally that would be top of our shopping list, but because I still had greens leftover from the previous week, and had also acquired salad greens from two farms that I intern at, my fridge imposed a strict greens … [Read more...] about Farmers Market Challenge: The Produce is Back!
Hey New West and friends of New West, It's almost time for the second round of invasive plant removal in the Glenbrook Ravine. On Saturday, May 13, we had our first day of volunteers out to begin our long journey of ecologically enhancing the Glenbrook Ravine. We had a great turnout with a lot of positive attitudes, in spite of the initial rain. In very little time, we were … [Read more...] about Glenbrook Ravine Cleanup – Round Two!
A new week, a new discovery. Collard Greens: I had never heard of them, I had never eaten them, but they were green, and I was intrigued. They were one of my first purchases last week and I knew they would be featured somehow in the resurgence of the market-fresh market meal. My husband was working all weekend and I decided to take on dinner duty; this rarely happens. I fired … [Read more...] about Farmers Market Challenge: New Discoveries