Greenzine New Look

December 15, 2022 greenzine 0

A FEW IMPROVEMENTS TO OUR WEBSITE EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE − When you clicked on the Greenzine this time, you see a slightly different look to presenting our content. We trust our new categories will be helpful. There are now seven subject categories across the’ black banner’: Energy, Environment, Economy, Equity, Community, […]

The Critter Conker: High Tech in the Garden of the Future

November 27, 2022 greenzine 0

CHERYL LYON – Rob eyed the odd contraption with suspicion, rightly so, given his Scottish Grandfather’s weird sense of humour. Granddad had once entered a local parade dressed like a priest riding his bicycle backwards. A sign on his back read “Clerical Error.” The contraption in front of Rob consisted […]

Local Cohousing Group is Going Green

November 12, 2022 greenzine 0

“How can we not do this?” SCOTT DONOVON − Kawartha Commons is a cohousing group developed in the city of Peterborough. We aspire to build a 30+ multi-family, custom designed, residential building; a collection of independent dwelling units that maximize sharing of common resources and reinforces community life through common […]

IMHO

October 31, 2022 greenzine 0

PATRICIA REMY – Two terms these days make me froth at the mouth. One is “a wake-up call”.The other is “the political will”. How many frackin’ wake-up calls does it take for Pete’s sake? And “the political will”? How can it be focused to take on the strictures which will […]

Inverlea Park: Nature Benefits When Citizens Act

October 29, 2022 greenzine 0

DENNIS HOWLETT − I live just two doors away from Inverlea Park which hugs the Otonabee River just North of Park Hill Road in Peterborough. It is a beautiful park with many large old trees, and well-used by dog walkers, fishers, basketball players and children who play on the swings […]

A Video Session with Drew Monkman

October 28, 2022 greenzine 0

Impacts of Climate Change On Nature In The Kawarthas EDITORIAL COLLECTIVE – For local folk with a question about anything about Nature, Drew Monkman has become the “go-to guy” in the Peterborough and Kawartha area. You’ll appreciate the local references, for instance to the Bridgenorth Pharmacy, and to the weather […]

Tilting the Landspace: Vertical Farms

October 27, 2022 greenzine 0

MARILYN FREEMAN − I am no farmer. I can barely get veggies to grow in my backyard. But I do read science fiction and have been intrigued by tales of vertical farming in cities. Well, reality is catching up to sci fi. Perhaps the future of farming is where herbs, […]

Fast Commute

October 25, 2022 greenzine 0

In the opening stanza of her long form poem, Fast Commute, local author Laurie Graham sets the scene of our climate changing times. The wish that the extinct reverseand the nearly gone be plucked from deathand the managed, risks, in my mouthbecoming a man with a chainsawon a plot the […]