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Local isn’t Enough

Posted by Elizabeth Vibert on 
May 6, 2017

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Unfiltered Sahara It takes hours to fly across the Sahara Desert. I strained my neck taking photos, trying to capture the unearthly colour on my phone. I didn’t manage but I did get some images that glow a strange golden pink. I fell asleep, tired from the effort of staring awkwardly over my shoulder. When I woke we had left the desert and entered the zone of mottled browns and greens. The flight-tracking map showed

Watch this space for blog posts in May

Posted by Elizabeth Vibert on 
April 13, 2017

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I'll be in Jopi village through much of May, continuing my oral history research with the women of Hleketani Garden. Watch this space for updates on the farm and the wonderful women who make it happen. Elizabeth Mijaji and colleagues plant tomato seedlings
Many thanks to Tori Wong for the interview published March 29 on IDEASXCHANGE. You can read it here Dinah B
Ahead of our March 1 official film launch (free, public event at 7 pm, David Lam Auditorium, UVic),  we’ve been in the news: Elizabeth Vibert was interviewed about the garden and film by host Gregor Craigie on CBC Radio’s ‘On the Island’, Feb. 28; Elizabeth was interviewed by Jen Blythe of Oak Bay News here, by Dan Ebenal of Saanich News here, and by Kendra Wong of Victoria News here - for articles about the garden and the

Cookbooks Now Available

Posted by Elizabeth Vibert on 
November 24, 2016

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As a fundraiser for Hleketani (‘Thinking’) Community Garden, Basani Ngobeni and Elizabeth Vibert have produced a colourful little cookbook. If you’d like a copy of ‘Recipes from The Thinking Garden’ ($20 plus postage), send a note to: jopifarm@gmail.com