GREENLIGHT: Watch The Frack Out Of The Trailer For Rayher & Gillis’ ‘Fractured Land’

GREENLIGHT: Watch The Frack Out Of The Trailer For Rayher & Gillis’ ‘Fractured Land’

by Claudia Chan | With the world's demand for energy booming, Enbridge begging for a pipeline stretching from northern Alberta to BC, Kinder Morgan wanting to increase the number of tankers right here in Burrard Inlet, and Haliburton fracking on indigenous land to extract natural gas, British Columbians face a battery of increasingly clear and present dangers to their environmental and physical health. Filmmakers Damien Gillis and Fiona Rayher of Fractured Land (fracturedland.com) are… more 

Cool Thing We Want #369: A Strong $9 Bicycle Made From Recycled Cardboard

Cool Thing We Want #369: A Strong $9 Bicycle Made From Recycled Cardboard

by Claudia Chan | A $9 bicycle made out of recyclable cardboard sounds almost unfathomable, but not to Israeli designer Izhar Gafni, who spent three years… more 

GREENLIGHT: On Just How Easy It Is To Raise Chickens In The Heart Of Vancouver

GREENLIGHT: On Just How Easy It Is To Raise Chickens In The Heart Of Vancouver

by Claudia Chan | While backyard chickens are relatively new in Vancouver, they're just a feathered facet of normality in many countries. In my travels, I… more 

GREENLIGHT: So Let’s Say It’s A Few Days Before Christmas And You Need Gift Ideas

GREENLIGHT: So Let’s Say It’s A Few Days Before Christmas And You Need Gift Ideas

by Claudia Chan | If you’re still putting together a few last minute gifts here at the tail end of the holiday countdown, allow me to throw a few… more 

HEADS UP: The Rio Theatre Hosting Inter-Generational Dialogue On Power & Energy

HEADS UP: The Rio Theatre Hosting Inter-Generational Dialogue On Power & Energy

by Claudia Chan | There's some good conversation going down this Tuesday, December 11th at the Rio Theatre. Gen Why Media is hosting the third night in a… more 

GREENLIGHT: Inside The Tiny “Athena Atelier” Pop-Up In Gastown’s Parking Spot

GREENLIGHT: Inside The Tiny “Athena Atelier” Pop-Up In Gastown’s Parking Spot

by Claudia Chan | Local designer Athena Theny has set up shop in a 120 square foot space on the southeast corner of Cordova and Carrall. The space is the… more 

GREENLIGHT: “The Soap Dispensary” Set To Celebrate Their 1st Anniversary On Main

GREENLIGHT: “The Soap Dispensary” Set To Celebrate Their 1st Anniversary On Main

by Claudia Chan | It's good - though sad - to remember that plastic doesn’t really disappear when you throw it out. There's a lot of it, and seeing that it… more 

GREENLIGHT: Talking Shop With “Eco Fashion Week” Founder Myriam Laroche

GREENLIGHT: Talking Shop With “Eco Fashion Week” Founder Myriam Laroche

by Claudia Chan | I recently had the chance to go shopping with the very stylish Myriam Laroche, president and founder of Eco Fashion Week. We went around to… more 

GREENLIGHT: Out Foraging For Wild Foods With Tyler Gray Of “Mikuni Wild Harvest”

GREENLIGHT: Out Foraging For Wild Foods With Tyler Gray Of “Mikuni Wild Harvest”

by Claudia Chan with photos by Michelle Sproule | In our beautiful woods the wild things grow. What many of us urbanites easily forget, however, is that that… more 

HEADS UP: The Vancouver Public Library Is In The Midst Of A Massive Used Book Sale!

HEADS UP: The Vancouver Public Library Is In The Midst Of A Massive Used Book Sale!

by Claudia Chan | Looking for some good books to curl up with in this cold and rainy Fall weather? The Vancouver Public Library is having a massive book sale… more 

Seen In Vancouver #406: Growing Chefs’ “From Farms To Forks” Good Times At PICA

Seen In Vancouver #406: Growing Chefs’ “From Farms To Forks” Good Times At PICA

by Claudia Chan | It’s not often that one gets to witness a chef in action when dining in a restaurant. This past Sunday night however, Growing Chefs!… more 

GREENLIGHT: Local Company “Patch” Brings Urban Gardening Inside The Home

GREENLIGHT: Local Company “Patch” Brings Urban Gardening Inside The Home

by Claudia Chan | The city feels like it's going through a major growth spurt right now, a green one that is. More than ever before, community gardens, urban… more 

HEADS UP: Get Set To Stuff Your Brains & Faces At The 4th Annual Sustenance Fest

HEADS UP: Get Set To Stuff Your Brains & Faces At The 4th Annual Sustenance Fest

by Claudia Chan | The 4th annual Sustenance Festival is happening at the Roundhouse from October 11th to October 21st. The fest features an exciting lineup… more 

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