You've been doing picnics all wrong: 5 reasons picnics aren't your favourite summer activity (yet)

Have I mentioned how much I love picnics? Have you spent more than 10 minutes with me? If so, then the answer is most definitely yes. If we base this whole post on the assumption that picnics are, indeed, awesome, then it follows that if you don't love them you must be doing something wrong. Rather than write a sonnet proclaiming my undying love, let's acknowledge five things that may be holding you back from your own love affair and how you can fix them.

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Vancouver's food education: are we stuck on nutrition?

I should preface this post with the glaringly obvious statement that 'I am not a nutritionist'. I don't know what the recommended daily intake of calcium, iron, or sodium is. I would be hard-pressed to tell you what foods will counteract certain ailments (though I'm almost positive that local, un- pasteurized honey is the answer to most problems). What I do know is this: real food is the answer. Always. To almost any question.

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