Winter Spicy Satay Bone Broth Soup

There is just something delightful about a hearty bowl of soup. At our house we make huge batches of bone broth a few times a year and freeze it in mason jars in the deepfreeze; ready for when you hanker for some soup. This is a really fast recipe to put together, you can do […]

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Kimchi Slaw

For those unfamiliar with it, kimchi is a Korean fermented cabbage condiment. It comes in thousands of variations depending on what part of Korea you are from and what your family history is. Like a lot of fermented foods everyone seems to have their favourite way to do it. Our personal favourite is with asian […]

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Wanted: Garden Gnome

We are no longer accepting resumes for the 2018 Season, but if you are interested in working with us in 2019 please send your information along! Wanted: Garden gnome or Student on summer break. Happiness By The Acre is a small start-up farm between Didsbury and Carstairs that operates a non-certified organic market garden, orchard, […]

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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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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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