I am writing this at 4:42am on the fourth day of my return from my fourth trip to Zambia and I am feeling the jet lag more than any other trip. Zambia is six hours ahead of us here in Toronto so my body thinks we are still there and it is 10:42am. I woke up this morning, oddly,
This always happens to me even though I try to hold off as long as possible to start packing for Zambia. Even if I am not sure if I will be traveling to Zambia that year, I inevitably start packing in January. I put a large suitcase in my room, usually one that has been donated so I c
This is an excellent tree that is deciduous and therefore when it drops it’s leaves it puts nitrogen back into the soil. Faidherbia albida is one of the largest thorn trees, reaching 30 m in height, with spreading branches and a rounded crown. Bark rough and dark brown, o
I am so excited to share the story of wonderful young man named Connor who has so far raised 531 BPS for SEEDS! I received the following message from the “Contact Us” section of our web site. “My son, Connor, is a 5th grader at ….. School in Germany. He is currently working on
Please join me, Joanne, on Saturday May 23, 2015 for this wonderful event and visit our SEEDS table to say Hello! You can walk with The March Against Monsanto from Queens Park (11 a.m.) or just attend the Festival and Farmer’s Market put on byTorontoNonGmoCoalition.org. (1p.m.-6
We are traveling to Mongu Zambia again from August 1st-21st and will be teaching the local residents how to can vegetables. It is often the case that appropriate weather will produce good crops but they do not always make it to market or if they do get to market they are not all sold.
Here is a great craft idea for Easter thanks to my niece Candace. Love the hand and foot prints. HAPPY EASTER TO ALL! Seeds are small like eggs and just as good for you so I hope the Easter Bunny brings us a whole basket of seeds.
Photo’s Joanne Hutchinson Part of a conversation from Linkedin- Is Africa ready to Landscape Agriculture? Non Executive Director at SSA Energy Independence Association Farmers and rural villagers in Africa is not to blame for deforestation. They do not cut down trees by the mill
I am so pleased to announce that we have completed our first of three interviews with the first year engineering students from The University of Toronto. Headed by Phuong Huynh | Course Administrator Engineering Strategies & Practice (ESP) Faculty of Applied Science & Enginee