Concrete Garden

Concrete Garden is an independent magazine, published bi-annually, with support from the University of Victoria, and printed by First Choice Books, in Victoria, B.C.



2015/2016: Fall/Winter

Table of Contents

Note from the Editor

Letter from the Editor
Quinn MacDonald
2

Happenings

Islands Chefs Collaborative Christmas Shaker: November 22 in the Atrium
Quinn MacDonald
3

Seed to Plate

Brad Holmes at OLO; Recipe: Refreshing Salad
Adrian Paradis
4

Dining Out

The Guild
Adrian MacDonald
5

Local Flavour

Salt Spring Island
Quinn MacDonald
6-7

Garden Journal

5 Reasons To Garden With Your Kids
Heather Neale Furneaux
8-11

Features

Boulevard of Growing Dreams: Victoria's Mayor looks to the past to build a sustainable future one street at a time
Adrian Paradis
12-13
Edible Intertidal: What can coastal communities learn from First Nations' ancient clam gardens?
Sarah Hughes
14-17
Raw Deal: Who's afraid of cowshared milk?
Quinn MacDonald
18-23
Island Spirits: Vancouver Island distilleries take advantage of new laws to catch up with the craft beer boom
Madeline McParland
24-26

Book Reviews

The Flour Peddler: A Global Journey Into Local Food from Canada to South Sudan by Chris and Josh Hergeshmeir
Quinn MacDonald
27
The Urban Homesteading Cookbook: Forage, Farm, Ferment and Feast for a Better World by Michelle Catherine Nelson
Kimberley Veness
27

Sustainable Structures

Camas Gardens
Quinn MacDonald
28-29