Travel & Recreation

Avoid Getting Sick on Vacation

March 10, 2018

The promise of vacation also brings the promise of upset stomachs, painful sunburns and poor digestion if you’re not prepared. To help people avoid getting...

Make Your Vacation Safer with Travelers’ Probiotic

February 1, 2017

According to the Centres for Disease Control, between 20% and 50% of international travelers develop diarrhea, which is the most common symptom of travelers’ sickness....


June 1, 2016

WORKSHOP RETREATS The Sacred Gardener offers intensive, integrated workshops, teaching the skills and deep understanding of traditional environmental knowledge.

Herbal Essentials for Outdoor Living

June 1, 2016

NATURAL BUG REPELLENTS, SUNSCREENS, AND SUNBURN REMEDIES Now that the warm weather is here, most of us will be spending a lot more time outdoors...

Best Bug Defence

June 1, 2016

Essential Oils Can Repel Mosquitoes and Ticks Naturally Spring and summer are seasons that we look forward to because we get to spend more time...

Mozi-Q: New Product Keeps Mosquitoes at Bay

June 1, 2014

Gone is the need to douse yourself in harmful DEET to repel pesky bugs. Calgary homeopath, Erin Bosch, has created the first oral bug repellent,...

Homeopathy for Travellers

June 1, 2014

User Friendly Summer First Aid Remedies A few years ago I was sitting next to a mother and her young boy on a bus trip...

Up North and Off the Grid: Sour Cherries and Summer Memories

July 1, 2013

One day several years ago, I was admiring the fresh fruit at our local farmers’ market.  There were these odd looking cherries that caught my...

Up North and Off the Grid: Children in the Woods

June 1, 2013

When my youngest daughter was around eight years old, a friend suggested I might be interested in a book called Last Child in the Woods...

Up North and Off the Grid: A Dream of Spring

April 1, 2013

On March 20th, spring arrived at long last! But this is still early spring, so it is only the first part of spring that we see through...

Up North and Off Grid: Enjoying Winter Wildlife

March 1, 2013

It has been so long since we had a real winter, I had almost forgotten how much fun it can be. As long as I...

Found and Captured in South America

March 1, 2013

Since following the astonishing impulse to leave our entire life in Vancouver behind and move down to South America two years ago, we have been...

Seven Nights in a Strawbale Cabin: Conclusion

July 1, 2007

MONDAY, September 18: The Last Night Not many people got a code to live by anymore (Bud, Repo Man) Monday is still a blur. Fortunately...

Seven Nights in a Strawbale Cabin: Part Five

June 1, 2007

SUNDAY September 17: The Road to Erin “[Being at Everdale] makes you think more about tradition, connecting with family again. When I travel, I’ll be...

Seven Nights in a Strawbale Cabin: Part Four

May 1, 2007

SATURDAY September 16: The Harvest Festival “That’s what I love about nature. Death is never sad.” Alexis, Everdale intern Fog on the hilltops. Fog rolling...

Seven Nights in a Strawbale Cabin: Part Two

March 1, 2007

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13: STORMY WEATHER “I’ve come to this idea that food politics is environmental politics – it is economic politics … it’s actually potentially...

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