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The Alternative Campus Food System at Dalhousie University: Exploring the experience of participants in student-led food initiatives on Studley campus
Dalhousie University has a unique campus food system. Dalhousie students have organized the Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) Farmer’s Market Collective, Dalhousie Urban Garden Society (DUGS) and the Loaded Ladle. The dominant ...
Experiences of Silence: An exploration of peoples' experiences of intentional silence
Guided by literature that suggests that mindfulness practices can be used to cultivate cognitive flexibility, creative thinking, compassion and a sense of interconnectedness, this study explored peoples experiences of ...
New to Farming: Exploring the motivations and experiences of small-scale farmers in Nova Scotia
The romanticism of rural landscapes was an essential aspect of the 1960s and 1970s back-to-the-land movement. Urbanites flocked to rural spaces as an escape from the plight of humanity in cities. In the contemporary ...
Community Development in Spryfield, Nova Scotia: Creating and Urban Farm
The Urban Farm Museum Society of Spryfield is a community driven initiative that was founded to commemorate the agricultural heritage of Spryfield, Nova Scotia. In its effort to enhance the social well being of community ...