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Family & Kinship
Creative approaches to optimizing multi- generational family and kinship The fundamental cradle for the genesis of culture, family cultures procreate the components of village culture. The varieties of successful and fulfilling family mandalas bear witness to the diverse spiritual eco-systems of divine...

Home and Family
Excerpts from the Home and Temple Handbook by R. Francis: PROCREATIVE FAMILY: “The fundamental cradle for the genesis of culture, family cultures procreate the components of village culture.” AUSPICIOUS PARTNERSHIP: “Making the perfect match— a matter of major consequence for the individual,...

Cortes Family. Ca
The Cortes Community Health Association operates the Family Support Program and the Youth Programs to foster wellness, connection, and resiliency among the families and kids of Cortes. Programs include sports and outdoor adventure programs for children and youths, the teen scene, and the first years...

Marpole Family Place
Community garden with 8 garden plots. Operated by Marpole Family Place.

South Vancouver Family Place 1 garden
Community garden with 8 garden plots. Operated by South Vancouver Family Place.

Bliss, Cremation and Green Burial Services
Bliss is an eco-friendly cremation and green burial services company located in Vancouver B.C. They provide full service "green" funereal services as one of the first eco-burial business in western Canada. Biodegradable and eco-friendly materials and practices are employed and Bliss is part of a growing...

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life (2007) is a non-fiction book by Barbara Kingsolver detailing her family's attempt to eat only locally grown food for an entire year. The book revolves around the concept of improving the family's diet by eating only foods that her family was able to grow...

Hillsdale Family Food Co-op
Hillsdale, US organic food store.

Courtship and Pairing
Finding and assessing an optimal match for partnership and parenting. Although not always recognized for its long-term consequences, the choice of a partner has a critical effect on an individual's future life, their family and future generations. Making an optimal match is a matter of major consequence...

The Gathering Place Trading Company
Gathering Place Trading is a family owned business committed to organic farming, sustainability, and social responsibility. They source only the finest hand harvested salts, herbs, spices dried fruits and teas. Connecting face to face with other family farmers around the world. Their business is rooted...

Birthing
Best practices for the process of introducing a human being to the world outside the womb. In the culture of sacred ways, birthing, conception and dying are matters of the spirit in the context of family life. They are intrinsically matters of individual will and destiny. They deserve the utmost respect...

Joe Jenkins
Author of the 'Humanure Handbook'; "...maintains a business in north western Pennsylvania (Joseph Jenkins, Inc.), where he resides on 143 acres with a large garden, an orchard, several family members, and a compost pile or two."

The Seventeen Traditions
"Activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader looks back at his small-town Connecticut childhood and the traditions and values that shaped his progressive worldview. ... In a time of widespread national dissatisfaction and disillusionment that has given rise to new dissent characterized...

Terra Nossa
A 26 acre Family Farm Certified Organic since 2011 offering Vegetables, Herbs, Pears, Plums, Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots, Cherries, Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries, Mulberries, Grapes, Apples, Figs, Olives, Walnuts, Chestnuts, Hazelnuts, Raspberries.

Dr. Bronner's All-One!
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps is an American producer of organic soap and personal care products. The company is structured after the 6 principles that guide Dr. Bronner’s All-One mission: Work hard and grow, do right by customers, treat employees like family, be fair to suppliers, treat the earth like...

Earthen Heart
Earthen Heart is a Permacultural Community Homestead that has been shifting a 20 acre parcel single family rural farm home towards a collective eco-habitat guided by permaculture principles.

BC Home Educators Association
BCHEA is a registered non-profit society dedicated to the protection of the family's freedom to educate children at home with minimal government intervention. BCHEA was registered in 1987 as an umbrella group to represent all home schoolers regardless of their philosophical or religious beliefs. Since...

Fungi Perfecti
Fungi Perfecti is a company specialized in using mushrooms to improve the health of the planet and its people. Founded by mycologist and author Paul Stamets in 1980, Fungi Perfecti is a family-owned company that is Certified Organic by the Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Parenting
Holistically and ethically fulfilling the responsibility of raising children

Sunny Brae Farm
Sunny Brae Farm presented with a Century Farm Award for the contributions the family has made to B.C.’s agriculture industry and economy over the past one hundred years. Founded in 1888, the 115 acre farm is owned and run by third-generation Mike Manson and his wife Donna. The farm has been in production...

LocalHarvest
LocalHarvest connects people looking for good food with local farmers who produce. LocalHarvest provides a directory of over 30,000 family farms and farmers markets, along with restaurants and grocery stores that feature local food. Food producers create and maintain their own listing.

Camino / La Siembra Coop
Camino is a line of organic and fair trade food products (especially chocolate) produced by La Siembra Co-operative aiming to reconnect consumers with family farmers and promote the co-operative model of sustainable, democratic, participatory and transparent business operations.

Manna Organics
Manna Organics, is an independent family enterprise dedicated to bettering the world we all share. They believe in supporting our local farmers, and use only organic ingredients. All of their products are USDA organic certified through QAI, and parve kosher certified with OU. They own and operate a...

Zero Waste Living — Bea Johnson
Bea Johnson lives a zero-waste lifestyle with a family of four. A writer, speaker, and leader, she shares practical tips and how-tos for reducing waste and shifting our lifestyle to ensure a healthy environment into the future.

The Green Mama
Manda Aufochs Gillespie aka The Green Mama is a writer, researcher, ecological designer, and founder of The Green Mama. She has spent the last twenty years helping thought-leaders, institutions, and parents understand how to grow greener families and communities.

Helmer's Organic Farm
A fourth generation family owned and operated farm in the Pemberton Valley specializing in spectacular tasting organic potatoes — with up to 18 varieties chosen for specific taste and cooking characteristic. Helmer's Organic Farm has been farmed organically since clearing the land and making fields...

Merville Organics Growers Cooperative
Merville Organics is a cooperative of four Organic growers who market collectively thru CSA's and farmers markets to feed the Comox Valley. Donations of extra produce go to local food banks, neighborhood group homes and family centers.

Ostroorganics
Ostro Organics Inc. is a small batch manufacturer of certified organic, cold pressed raw oils. The oils are extra cold pressed under very low pressure using a special cylindrical oil press. Located on Vancouver Island, a small family run business

organicfair
A family run business supplying fair-trade, organic, non GMO spices, chocolate and chocolate bars, soda syrups, drink mixes, essential oils and more to retailers throughout BC and Canada. Online store, in Canada-wide retailers and seasonally, at their store location in Cobble Hill, BC.

Across The Creek Organics
Across the Creek Organics grows Certified Organic Seed Potatoes and Certified Organic Table Potatoes in Pemberton BC . The 500 acres farmed by Brenda and Bruce Miller and their five sons has been in the Family since 1912.

8 and A Half Acres Farm
8 1/2 Acres is a family owned farm located in the Cowichan Valley at the base of scenic Mt. Prevost. Certified organic through the Islands Organic Producers Association (IOPA # 1954), we grow a wide variety of quality fruits, vegetables, culinary herbs and non-GMO eggs from pasture raised chickens. Also...

Amara Farms
Amara Farm is a family farm, located in the Comox Valley, that grows over 40 different veggies and blueberries. Produce is sold throughout the Comox Valley Farmers Market and through a weekly CSA in the summer. Certified organic through IOPA and active seed savers.

Pattison Farms
Gerry and Dagmar Pattison have been operating their Certified Organic family farm since 1998. A 15+ acre farm site at Dzini Rd in Black Creek mid-way between Courtenay and Campbell River, food is grown in rich soils using traditional hand planting and hand harvesting methods. They offer a large variety...

The Earth Charter
The Earth Charter is an ethical framework for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for the well-being of the whole human family, the greater community of life, and...

Linnaea Farm Society
An ecological agriculture oasis on Cortes Island: offering workshops, family farmstays, CSA and farm stand, agricultural internships, coop guild membership for islanders, weekly market sales, and education. In 1978, the title for Linnaea Farm was transferred to "Trust for Public Land," a charitable...

Code's Corner Farm
• Certified Organic • Grown Without Pesticides • Farm Tours We are a certified organic farm, owned and operated by the Code family on the principles of organic farming. Our vision is to provide healthy local organic food direct to the people and restaurants in our local area. Vegetables, lamb,turkey,...

Shawl Farm
Small, local and in harmony with nature- these are the principles by which we operate. We provide wholesome food for local customers, doing what we like to call "Just Farming". We are a family-owned farm and have lived in the Cowichan Valley for the past six years Long list of fruits, nuts, vegetables,...

Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Company
Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve is a family-owned and operated company dedicated to crafting high-quality, healthy, and effective skin and hair care products that will nourish your skin and be kind to our planet. All ingredients are USDA-certified organic, sustainably produced, cruelty-free, and ethically...

Sunshine Farm
Sunshine Farm, established in 1987, is a certified organic family farm providing food, seeds, and adult vocational education in Kelowna BC. The farm provides a setting for hands on experience with a wide variety of skills in addition to growing food; including cooking, music, literacy, computer, woodworking,...

Crowing Hen Farm
Crowing Hen Farm is a small, family farm dedicated to experimenting with old knowledge and new techniques, trying new crops, new ideas, and dabbling in permaculture to find, sustainable ways of growing food and clothing. Each critter has a job on the farm according to its nature. Sheep and geese are...

SeedChange
SeedChange works with small-scale farmers around the world to strengthen their ability to grow good food, starting with local seeds. We partner with family farmers and like-minded nonprofits around the world to reclaim the power of food by delivering tailored projects that help farmers improve their...

Cortes Creations
Cortes Creations are handmade with love on beautiful Cortes Island, British Columbia. Leslie and her family cultivate a large, beautiful organic garden from which she harvests medicinal plants that are transformed into healing salves and natural skincare products. All Cortes Creations are free of parabens,...

Laughing Willow Community Garden
The Laughing Willow Community Garden is located at the corner of Lawson Grove and Simms Rd. in Willow Point, Campbell River. Family orientated, organic gardening in a friendly, peaceful environment to enrich lives and community.

Have Fun. Learn Stuff. Grow.
Homeschooling and the Curriculum of Love Essays about the author's experience watching his two daughters learn and grow in an unschooling family. Thoughtful, heartfelt and inspiring reading for unschoolers and would-be unschoolers.

Forstbauer Farm
Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm uses Biodynamic farming methods and follows a soil food web approach. Founded in 1977 the Forstbauer farm is a certified organic farm in Chilliwack British Colombia, farmed using Biodynamic principals and certified through the Biodynamic society of BC (demeter) and...

Peoples Food Coop
Grocer offering local, organic & sustainable food items plus an on-site, year-round farmer's market. "We cultivate strong relationships with the food we eat, the people who produce it, and the friends and family we share it with. We strive to buy directly from farmers and food producers whenever possible,...

East Is East
East is East is a dream borne from the minds and hearts of Mustafa and Razaviah, siblings of Afghan descent. Escaping Afghanistan as a family during the soviet war, they relocated in India and traveled throughout the country absorbing the culture through it's language, art and cuisine. Upon migrating...

Canticle Farm
An urban community and non-profit organization, Canticle Farm is comprised of six adjacent houses near 36th Avenue in Oakland, California. Begun from the home of a family of Franciscan Catholics with connections to the Work That Reconnects in the tradition of Joanna Macy, Canticle Farm now provides living...

Fraserlands Community Garden (Riverfront Park)
Community garden with 38 garden plots. Operated by South Vancouver Family Place.

Cortes Museum & Archives Society
The Cortes Island Museum & Archives is a place to reflect on the rich social and natural history of Cortes Island. The Cortes Island Museum building began life in 1946 as a family store at the head of Manson’s Landing dock. A nearby mill in the lagoon supplied the lumber. When this area became a...

Cornucopia Institute
The Cornucopia Institute is a national food and farm policy watchdog group working to uphold the integrity of organic, local, and other forms of alternative agriculture. The 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is headquartered in Cornucopia, Wisconsin.

DeathCaring Collective
The DeathCaring Collective are a group of folks who are enthusiastic about opening up conversations about death, dying, and grief, exploring how to prepare for death, become knowledgeable about current practices and alternative approaches, and educate the community. They believe this will enable us to...

Recompose
Recompose offers an alternative choice to cremation and conventional burial methods. Our service - recomposition - gently converts human remains into soil, so that we can nourish new life after we die.

Five Principles of Green Burial
An overview of 5 criteria for Green Burial: - no embalming, - direct earth burial, - ecological restoration & conservation, - communal memorialization, - optimized land use.

Heathcote Community
An intentional community nestled in a narrow wooded stream valley on 44 acres of land that is part of the School of Living community land trust.

Hannah Fry: The mathematics of love | TED Talk
Finding the right mate is no cakewalk -- but is it even mathematically likely? In a charming talk, mathematician Hannah Fry shows patterns in how we look for love, and gives her top three tips (verified by math!) for finding that special someone.

How We Choose a Partner
Questions about why people choose or end up falling in love with who they do.

Appropriate Technology Library
Community Sustainability Libary from the Appropriate Technology Insitute. Topics include Solar Devices, Mechanical Devices, Animal Husbandry, Water Systems, Chemical Devices, Agriculture and Agroforestry, Building, Rural Self-reliance and Permaculture Links

10 Parenting Strategies For Raising Nonviolent Children
Benjamin L. Corey is a cultural anthropologist, public theologian, author, international speaker, faith-related consultant, and commentator. He is a retired member of the Armed Forces turned non-violence & anti-war advocate

Healthyway Natural Foods
A natural food store and cafe in Campbell River, B.C.

The Green Beaver
Toothpaste, soap, and other personal care products made in Canada from all-natural ingredients.

Green Burial Canada
An overview of 5 essential criteria for Green Burial: - no embalming, - direct earth burial, - ecological restoration & conservation, - communal memorialization, - optimized land use.

Psychology Finally Reveals the Answer to Finding Your Soulmate
What do we really know about soulmates? Psychology is finally shedding light on the mystery that encapsulates so many hearts and minds around the world in an effort to understand what truly makes two people compatible for a relationship. "Dr. John Gottman, the founder of The Gottman Institute in Seattle,...

25 Ways to Prepare for Marriage other than Dating
One Christian's perspective on the self development and skills necessary before marriage.

How To Make Someone Fall In Love With You
Researchers asked couples how they fell in love and 11 things came up over and over.

The Science of Happily Ever After: What Really Matters in the Quest for Enduring Love
A playful exploration of the science behind compatibility, Dr. Ty Tashiro explores how and why people fall in love. As a relationship psychologist, Dr. Tashiro presents scientific research data on partnership and why peoples decision-making abilities seem to fail when it comes to relationship. The book...



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