slow living

Simple Living Workshop – Creating The Vision & The Next Steps

Live a ‘want-to’ life not a ‘have-to’ life In a small group workshop, we will guide you through the process of creating a vision for your simple life. You’ll be thinking about your current lifestyle and begin to build a pathway that will take you to where you want to be. We’ll explore the challenges …

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What Chickens Can Teach Us

Backyard chickens can have an positive effect on our mental welfare, they are now being introduced into old age facilities and schools. Here they helped with social isolation and depression,  very positive outcomes from living alongside chickens. So have you ever noticed that spending time with your chickens is almost guaranteed to lift your mood! …

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Why live with Backyard Chickens?

Why Consider living with Backyard Chickens?   You can be a food producer! The local food movement is flourishing, and by keeping backyard chickens you can take pride in being a food producer and not just a consumer. You know exactly where your eggs come from! When you raise your own eggs and/or meat you …

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Life on the Urban Farm

The following is an article that was published in Grass Roots Magazine, which was written by Kerrie Kruger of Our Life Our Way 2012   Workshops and school visits fit around farm and business activities. Last year I wrote about our life on our farm and the chicken feeder that we make and sell. GR readers are a …

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Making the Journey Count

Grass Roots Magazine 2010 We live on a half-acre property in a cottage within a productive but slightly overgrown garden. Life is busy and I have to remind myself that life is a journey not a destination when it all seems to be going crazy. Peter and I juggle activities that include running a small …

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