Canada’s newest “national park” is a vibrant patchwork of green space meanderingthrough dynamic downtown neighbourhoods in one of Canada’s densest metropolises, along the former path of a creek buried more than 100 years. It’s a welcoming space for birds and bees that’s nurturing a new generation of city-builders. And it may spread to your city.

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By Edmund G. Brown Jr., Christy Clark, Jay Inslee and John Kitzhaber
Los Angeles Times, December 11, 2014

 

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, is wrapping up Friday after 12 days of negotiations on global carbon emissions.

Yet, even as we work through the complexities of an international agreement, it […]

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After California voters were duped into defeating GMO labeling in 2012, the push for greater information neither died nor faded away. As we anxiously await Prop 92’s fate in Oregon, Slow Food members and GMO labeling proponents are heartened by Whole Foods corporate decision to initiate their own labeling process. Although supporters of Slow Food […]

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From Center for a New American Dream

These days, the holidays seem to bring us more stress than joy. Tradition, family, and faith have become obscured by the pressures to spend money. We all want to show our loved ones that we care about them, but we don’t want to go broke (or crazy!) […]

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By John Light

The latest IPCC report is out, and the news is not happy.

The chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri, called today’s report the “strongest, most robust and most comprehensive” to come out of the IPCC, which has been tracking climate change since 1988. It is “yet another […]

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Wednesday December 10th is Terra Madre Day

Slow Food Redlands invites you to learn, cook, share, and eat with us on that evening.

Slow Food USA encouraged all chapters to celebrate local Ark of Taste produce on that day. In Redlands we are honored to have Carrie Ann Parker’s Rolling Hills Nursery and their designated […]

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California has taken the extraordinary decision to ban plastic bags, the first State to do so.  Industry has tried to argue they can be made biodegradable, which this article strongly debunks.

By Sam Bliss

Reducing waste is hard. Who really knows what packaging is safe to recycle or compost when Read more

Linda Richards goal is to educate about the science of nature in layperson speak, through  her writing, science and education background. She grew up in the Chicago area, loved living in Minneapolis before gravitating to the West, which is now home. The search for her purpose took her down a path of eclectic and yes, […]

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