Author Archive | Mary Leah de Zwart

Pi Day

Thanks to KB for this information about Pi Day: *Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter “π”) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is an annual […]

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Wild Game Cookery

Wild Game Cookery A recent CTV news item suggests government incentives to use more food from the land, or “country food”.[i]  Presently chronic food insecurity and hunger is a miserable fact of life for many Inuit and other Indigenous peoples in Canada’s Far North.  The supply of commercial foods is unreliable in cost, quality and […]

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BC Sugar and Alberta Sugar Beets

BC Sugar and Alberta Sugar Beets Sugar gets such a bad rap – while this blog is not the place to discuss its reputation, it is a good place to discuss some interesting Alberta and BC sugar history. “Sweet “ dreams come true: Recipes you’ll relish is a  small 16-page pamphlet. No date or publisher […]

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