News

Here are links to interesting articles related to weekend homesteading.

2016

Vancouver Homesteading Fair
http://www.cowichanvalleycitizen.com/community/393606071.html


Bayer Monsanto Deal GMO 


http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-september-16-2016-1.3765094/can-the-monsanto-bayer-deal-change-the-image-of-gmos-1.3765119

GMO potato approved in Canada
http://thechronicleherald.ca/canada/1350800-health-canada-cfia-approve-genetically-engineered-potato-with-reduced-browning


Eastern Ontario Permaculture
http://www.eonpermaculture.ca/pc-tour-Ottawa2016

Bill Gates article on raising chickens
https://www.gatesnotes.com/Development/Why-I-Would-Raise-Chickens

Moore Farm Estate in Gatineau, a community garden with organic growing practices.

https://lafermemoore.ca/


2015

Article on underwater gardens in Italy:

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3048234/there-are-secret-underwater-gardens-off-the-coast-of-italy-where-diver-farmers-are-growing-v#8

Video on mobile chicken coop in Quebec:

http://tva.canoe.ca/emissions/salutbonjour/chroniques/sb/environnement/144956/poulaillers-urbains

The city of Gatineau, just across the river from Canada's capital is considering allowing backyard chickens:

http://www.lapresse.ca/le-droit/actualites/ville-de-gatineau/201503/26/01-4855637-gatineau-sinteresse-aux-poules-de-ville.php

The township of Beckwith (borders Ottawa at east side) allows up to six hens with restrictions on coop placement and size.

https://beckwith.civicweb.net/Documents/DocumentList.aspx?ID=609

Article of GMO and health effects:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2793308/

2014

Article from Ottawa Citizen on homesteading:
http://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/house-works-making-the-case-for-modern-homesteading

2010
CBC article on vegetable gardens in the city of Ottawa.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/ottawa-lawn-farming-group-growing-1.965922



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