Fertig’s new poems

“Poet, publisher and long-time supporter of the writing community, Salt Spring Island-based Mona Fertig (left) has released her first collection of poems in 14 years.” FULL STORY


Medicinal plants

June 09th, 2023

Dan Jason lives on Salt Spring Island where he founded the mail-order seed company Salt Spring Seeds. He has written many bestselling books about growing and preparing food sustainably, including The Whole Organic Food Book (Raincoast Books, 2001) and Saving Seeds as if Our Lives Depended on It (Salt Spring Seeds, 2006). His latest book, co-authored with Rupert Adams is Medicinal Perennials to Know and Grow (Harbour $19.95) that describes some of the best-known medicinal plants and provides expert information on their care and use. Accompanied by the watercolour illustrations of Lyn Alice, Dan Jason and Rupert Adams explain the nature of each plant, how to grow them, their medicinal properties and other potential perks, such as their ability to produce dyes or attract pollinators. Adams specializes in growing medicinal herbs and runs his own medicinal herb and tincture business, Kairos Botanicals in Agassiz. 9781990776465

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