Cowichan Conversations: The Drought Is Upon Us–This is Good News and Bad News Depending On How We Respond

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The watering restriction notices are out throughout the Cowichan Valley. The systems operated by the Cowichan Valley Regional District and some of the Water Improvement Districts have issued directives, so far Read more…

Cowichan Conversations: UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger It could be done individually and co-operatively in a great many locations such as the Cowichan Valley. Organic Gardening – Farming, should become an integral part of our children’s education with training and hands on learning experiences from primary onwards. Skilled gardener/farmer teachers could be brought in to lead in the development ...

Cowichan Conversations: Please Support Cowichan Green Community’s FruitSave Program

Richard ‘Hub’ Hughes-Political Blogger The Cowichan Green Community is an ever growing asset in the Cowichan Valley. Here they are once again reaching out with a most worthwhile program. This is a win-win for the community, so please do not hesitate to call or email Pamela Williams at the contact information is listed below. Let ...

Cowichan Conversations: Cowichan Digest-Stolen From the Citizen, News Leader & Times Colonist

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger Summer is a lazy time in many ways, well at least it is this morning for me. I will enjoy it for now . An acre of mowing and gardening awaits as the temperatures rise and it will truly become the ‘Warm Land’ over the weekend. While I laze about our local ...