Earth, our home

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • At the time of writing it’s Earthweek, a great time to be reminded of the Earth Charter … Read more

Weaker organic standards

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • I suppose it was predictable that, once the ‘corporate giants’ got their hands on the organic food … Read more

In pursuit of beauty

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • If asked to name one book that had a profound influence on my life, it would be … Read more

Turn on to turnips

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • I used to I turn my nose up at turnips before I began growing them myself, after … Read more

The future of farming

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • Recently, while driving in my Smart car, I heard the following on CBC radio: “In 10 years … Read more

God’s food plan

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • “And God said, “Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face … Read more

Preserving the harvest

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • A “zero-mile diet” involves meal planning around crops in season as well as preserving the harvest for … Read more

The edible hedgerow

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • As an organic gardener, I know from experience it’s the birds, bees and butterflies, along with myriad … Read more