veggies and boots

Photo Diary of the Hillcrest Gardening Collective

In 2012, my neighbours and I decided to garden together. Chigi had inherited a gorgeous 25′ x 28′ foot garden from the previous owners of her house, but it was just too much for a woman with a busy life to take care of. Peggy loved the idea of growing her own organic vegetables, and…


Welcome to Bistro '67

Earth Week 2014 for Foodies and Gardeners

In the early, still dark days of spring 2014, I went to a Real Dirt┬áDinner.┬áNo, dirt was not on the menu, but fare grown in local soil was. The sold-out event was a fundraiser for Durham Sustain Ability. The lure? A chance to nosh at the newly opened Bistro ’67, and hear guest speaker, Harry…