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Ethical eating: Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta

What does it mean to eat ethically? Food can be a surprisingly touchy subject. People make food choices for a wide variety of reasons, and often hold strong opinions about those choices (Exhibit A: consider the recent uproar over recommendations to Edmonton City Council by the Youth Council in June 2015 that council consider switching any catered meals to vegan …

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Beyond the green thumb: River Valley Medicinal Plant Walk with Robert Rogers

Edmonton is home to one of the largest stretches of urban parkland in North America. Each spring our river valley bursts with biodiversity, from commonly observed species like trembling aspen and spruce trees, to less-recognized living things like lichens and fungi. While it’s clear that all of these species have a role to play in …

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