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New weekly farmers market launching in a Tsawwassen 'agrihood'

New weekly farmers market launching in a Tsawwassen 'agrihood'

The market will feature food and artisan vendors as well as art classes for kids
Minister's Minute: A time for confession, a time for hope

Minister's Minute: A time for confession, a time for hope

While the discovery of the remains of 215 children on the grounds of the former Kamloops residential school has shocked and horrified Non-Indigenous People across the nation, for Indigenous People, such a discovery was no surprise at all.
Earthwise to launch new teaching garden

Earthwise to launch new teaching garden

The Garden Buddies Teaching Garden is being built by a team of senior volunteers at Earthwise Society
Nature Notes: The ups and downs of backyard beekeeping

Nature Notes: The ups and downs of backyard beekeeping

Nature Notes is a new column in the Optimist prepared by the Delta Naturalists Society and their community partners.
Minister's Minute: Seeking a true connection

Minister's Minute: Seeking a true connection

Everyone communicates, but few connect. This is not only the title of John Maxwell’s bestseller, but a readily recognizable reality. As someone with ADHD tendencies I am constantly challenged in this area.
Minister's Minute: Change is in the air

Minister's Minute: Change is in the air

Well, I don’t know about you, but whenever I read about fire and burning in the Bible, I get a little excited, or at least pay closer attention. Things are about to get very interesting.
Local expert weighs in on the lack of honey bees this spring

Local expert weighs in on the lack of honey bees this spring

What you can do in your backyard to enhance their environment
Minister's Minute: What the world needs now...

Minister's Minute: What the world needs now...

Is not more superstars, but rather faithful parents, spouses, neighbors, friends, and co-workers. People who are willing to serve God even if they never get famous for it.
Minister's Minute: The observance of Pentecost

Minister's Minute: The observance of Pentecost

On Sunday, May 23, the Christian Church will celebrate Pentecost, which is observed 50 days following Easter (hence the Greek prefix for five, Pent).
Grassland set-asides – a practical solution to soil degradation, biodiversity loss and more

Grassland set-asides – a practical solution to soil degradation, biodiversity loss and more

Nature Notes is a twice-monthly column presented by the Delta Naturalist’s Society and its community partners.