Elyse Williams

Elyse is a B.C. transplant soaking up life in Edmonton. She loves learning new skills and hobbies, from beer brewing to beekeeping, and writes about her successes (and failures) for the Local Good blog. Find her weeding at Urban Eden community garden, bouldering at the university, testing new suds at The Underground, or at @ecwillia.

Get ready for the garden season with Seedy Sunday

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” –Leo Tolstoy Gardeners rejoice! The growing season countdown is on, and it’s time to get planning. Whether you’re tender of a backyard masterpiece or a small plot in a community garden (learn how to get one here), spring is the time to start turning the wheels on …

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Sunshine Organic Farm found year-round at farmers’ market

Like many Canadian farming families, the Horvaths’ story in Alberta begins many decades ago. At the age of 16, Steve Horvath and his father came to Canada from Hungary, with little money and big dreams. Working their way across the prairies, the Horvath men arrived in Alberta and began clearing and working the land, establishing …

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