WiRE co-founders Rebecca Black and Joanna Szarek Osawe.

New Ontario Organization is Advancing the Role of Women in Renewable Energy

At the 2013 Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) conference a new group launched to encourage greater inclusivity in the energy field, Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE). Founded and co-chaired by Rebecca Black and Joanna Szarek Osawe, this non-profit organization is dedicated to “furthering education and awareness surrounding renewable energy development and […]

Hazelnut and blueberry dessert served at Camp Home by Michael Stadtländer.

The Camp Home Project

A few weeks ago, I was invited to participate in the unveiling of Michael Stadtländer’s Camp Home project. The internationally renowned chef has hand-crafted an elaborate celebration of his 20 years at Eigensinn Farm with what can only be described as an out-of-this-world experience.

Nothing Like Chocolate film review A\J AlternativesJournal.ca

Nothing Like Chocolate

Chocolate is one of life’s great pleasures. The perfect food, chocolate is fuel for flagging spirits, an inspiration, a temptation and, for some, a sacrament. Yet most consumers of mass-produced chocolate may be unaware of their beloved confection’s dark side. Child slave labour in West African cocoa plantations haunts the […]