Last week I had the opportunity to lead a soapmaking workshop with a small group of youth from the Sackville Community Garden. Using organic sunflower oil and dried calendula (a type of marigold with excellent skin soothing properties) from their garden we made a small batch of a lovely mild soap. This was a first… Read More »

Mark your calendars! Anointment is coming back to Halifax for the East Coast Momma Collective Summer Fair. June 24, St. Mary’s Boat Club. Be there or be square!

Written by Katie Tower, the following appeared in the Wednesday, October 5, 2011 issue of the Sackville Tribune-Post “April MacKinnon is what you might call a busy mom. With three children under the age of six, renovations underway on their 150-year-old Victorian farmhouse on the outskirts of town, and a home-based business that is starting… Read More »

Meet Mike, a fellow Sackville Farmer’s Market vendor. I buy goat cheese from him because my children are allergic to the protein in cow’s milk. He’s being faced with going out of business because he can’t afford a very expensive piece of pasteurizing equipment the government says is required to make his cheese safe. He… Read More »