Why Vat Meatballs Are Stupid

You have probably seen the video of the cultured meatball (vat meat as I call it) making the rounds on social media. Here is why vat meat is stupid: One: It fails the environmental test. The vat meat still requires massive plantations of corn and soy to produce the materials required to grow the vat […]

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An Open Letter (err, diatribe) on Bill 6,

An Open Letter (err, diatribe) on Bill 6, Many of our customers, friends, family, and fellows in local food have been hearing an awful lot about Bill 6 in Alberta. For those who haven’t, here is the rundown. Bill 6 was introduced by the Alberta government to bring the province of Alberta in line with […]

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Thoughts on Fasting

Today I fasted for the first time in years for a non-medical reason. It was a short fast, only 18 hours. In the past it wasn’t unusual for me to fast for a 24 hour period, and at one point I fasted for 5 days (I was aiming for 7, but the spirit became as unwilling as […]

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Ideologues and Success Bashing

Some days I just get a bug up my butt about back-to-the-landers, homesteaders, hobbiests, activists, and ideologues yammering about agriculture. Today is one of those days, so I’m going to rant here because it is bugging me and I don’t have time to deal with every individual I come across. This way I can point […]

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