Little Beauties ~ Nature Photography

It is always so remarkable to see bees in action. As I read about whole bee colonies being doused out by synthetic agricultural chemicals around the world, it is my hope that these images speak to the beauty of those most vulnerable and those we take for granted. Nature isn’t here for us to use…

Growing Stewards of the Planet ~ My New Project

To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves. ~ Gandhi This is an exciting time for me. Not only am I living the dream of growing food for my family, I get to take my passion in a new direction. My debut Children’s Book, Give Me Your Feet,…

Forest Charm ~ Nature Photography

“Notice how present a flower is, how surrendered to life.” ~Eckhart Tolle My favorite way to find grounding and balance is to take to nature; to draw from its infinite well of universal energy. This provincial park in Central Vancouver Island is a treasure trove of inspiration and rejuvenation. The pastoral property that surrounds the…

A Walk in the Forest ~ Nature Photography

In honor of Earth Day (April 22). Every day is Earth Day. We are all stewards of this planet and must do everything to nurture our nature. ~ The spring rain brings out the most beautiful wild forest flowers. We went on a hike with a mission to seek out these meadows where fairies surely…

A Walk in the Garden ~ Nature Photography

All photography by Jane Grueber Full Photo Gallery  I watch out of the front window as a gentle spring rain soaks the garden beds filled with seeds and seedlings. My camera and I cannot resist nature in its infancy or at its most divine peak. The seductive smells of rain and the nearby forest as I…

Inspirational Tuesday ~ ‘Hope in a Changing Climate’: A Compelling Documentary

“Hope in a changing climate” is a documentary film by Jhon d Liu produced in collaboration with World Permaculture Association (WPA). This fascinating and inspiring documentary gives clear insight in to the connection between a damaged environment and poverty. It describes the process of soil degradation and the resulting cycle of impoverishment. Poor farming and…

Interview with Carolyn Herriot, Author of The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook

Carolyn Herriot is a champion of REAL food. Regional, Environmentally-responsible, Agricultural Land Use. I met her by chance at her Incredibles farm stand in Yellow Point on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.  A farm stand where anyone at any time of the day can purchase organic, heritage open-pollinated (non GMO) food plants grown just down the road on…