Let’s talk about peaches for a moment. I think they will cast some light on one man’s solution to racial divisions, through fruit picking. The man was Henry David Thoreau, and in […]
Today, a piece of good news. The orchards and berry farms of Washington saved many Indigenous families and children from British Columbia. They saved them because their mothers stole away with them, […]
One of the consequences of settlement of the Columbia Basin is that this land in the North is actually in the South. It’s kind of a continuation of the US Civil War, […]
Apples aren’t as healthy as they used to be. Race has a role in that. A big role, actually. Poor Joseph. Now he’s a hydroelectric dam. Spanning the Columbia right next to […]
Here in Cascadia, where most of North America’s apples are produced today, apple growing began with the potential to develop along two three lines: Euroamerican use of privatized land to grow Eurasian […]
In the last week, an important discussion has gained some traction: race and environment. https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/environmental-racism-bill-c-230-1.5954082. In short, media is reporting on how the effects of climate change and environmental damage are born […]
Robins love plastic. I see more of these nests every year.
A little bit of snow, at 13 Below. Just another winter day in the Similkameen. Spring is on the way!
Kind of pretty when the sun comes out in February! Beloved of robins and ravens, these frozen and fermented apple daiquiris are just the thing to get through a chill winter day. […]
Tevel technologies are developing what they call “the best fruit pickers in the world.” The purpose is to keep family farms in the family, to reduce labour costs, ensure reliability of labour, […]