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Beyond The Garden

Live your best life! Learn about the different things you can do with your harvest, the latest healthy lifestyle trends, and ways you can make an impact outside of the garden.

194 articles

Taking Liberties: How To Survive Hyperinflation

“Your people are driven by a terrible sense of deficiency. When the last tree is cut, the last fish is …

Dear Diary: The Summer My Gardens Failed

I enter every growing season with high hopes and visions of gorgeous gardens overflowing with colorful flowers and delicious fruit …

The Secret To Creating And Maintaining Local Food Networks

The logistics of creating and maintaining local food networks takes time and effort, of course. Here we are in the …

Canada Votes 2021: Where The Political Parties Stand On The Environment

You might have noticed that heat waves, hurricanes, and other intense weather-related phenomena have become much more common over the …

Is Organic Certification Worth It For Small Scale Farmers?

“It’s the people who spray the chemicals on their food that should have to label it!” We’ve all heard this …

Be More Zen By Taking A Dip Into The Forest Bathing Experience

What happens when one loves nature as much as they love a nice bath? Forest bathing! Researchers say this Japanese …

The Case For Calcium: Why It’s Essential To Your Garden

When many people think of helping plants achieve big yields, the prominent three NPK supplements often come to mind. Growers …

Agricultural Threefolding and Building a Cooperative Grocery Store in a Food Desert

In a big broad stroke, we live in a world defined by culture, rights, and economy. These domains of social …

Cultivating Hope Through Regenerative Organic Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is a big topic of discussion in growing communities worldwide, but do we know what it means? When we …

Fact or Fiction? What The Future Has In Store If We Let “Science” Win

“Make yourself sheep, and the wolves will eat you.” – Benjamin Franklin   The life of an imbecile in 2048 is …

Breaking Down Barriers In Local Food Movements with Conversation

I grew up in the country; there often wasn’t a great need for talk. People were quiet in a way …

Agriculture in Politics: Helping Farmers Make an Essential Transition

The story of agriculture maps human history. From the original farmers that planted the seeds of human specialization and culture …

Growing A Garden For Health and Well-Being

A garden connects us with Nature to heal and nourish our health and wellbeing on many levels. With everyday stresses, …

Shining A Virtual Spotlight As The World Goes Dark For Earth Hour 2021

Earth Hour 2021 is almost here, that one hour every year when we turn off all lights and non-essential electricity to …

A Broken System? Corporatism and Community Rights

Is the world falling apart, or is it waking up?  We are confronting systemic racism amid a pandemic and, combined …

Oh, Christmas Tree, Why Do We Decorate Your Branches?

Many say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and along with the carols, family feasts, and the spirit …

Treat Colds And Flu With This Easy Herbal Steam

I always breathe better in a sauna or at a spa. There’s something about that hot, aromatic air that helps …

Thinking Outside The Flower Box: Five Strange Plants

The plant world is fascinating! Did you know that the White Baneberry plant produces pretty little white fruits that are …

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