November is here, compost that Jack o Lantern

November 1, 2013 at 10:51 am Leave a comment


Friday, November 1, Back to the Earth It is happening all over, Jack o lanterns have served their purpose and are headed back to where they came. The compost pile will transform this beautiful orange vegetable into rich earth in which the pumpkin seeds may grow next spring. For all those pumpkins that were not carved for Halloween, hope you become transformed into soup or cake or curry for all to enjoy.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 12-2 pm EST Web Cast – How to Feed 9 Billion on a Small Planet Growing evidence shows that agroecology will feed the world. Business as usual will not. Miguel Altieri from the University of California (Berkeley) – a widely published, leading authority on agroecology – will speak on ecological agriculture as a key solution to food insecurity, hunger, and climate change, later in November. He’ll be joined by panelists:
Jean-Martin Fortier, farmer and author of Le jardinier maraîcher (coming soon in English as The Market Gardener), and
Sarah Archibald of the Meal Exchange Campus Food Project
Henry Lickers, Environmental Science Officer, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne
Bob Carty, former CBC Radio host, will moderate the webcast.
JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 12-2 pm EST

Applications for the 2013 Ontario Renovates program are currently being accepted.  November 15, 2013 is the deadline for submission.
Homeowners may apply if:
The property value does not exceed the Maximum House Value of $160,000.
The total gross household income falls under the Maximum Gross Household Income of $40,000 (combined income of all members of the household 18 years & older, excluding children/dependents that are full-time students).
Read the details on the City of Cornwall website.

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