Category Archives: Advice from Vicki the Cow

Did Someone Say Ice-cream??

Did Someone Say Ice-cream??     If you like pina coladas… Then try mixing the coconut sorbet with a little lemon sorbet and vanilla ice-cream…. YUM!! We LOVE ice-cream, but where does it come from? At EcoDairy we like to take a few steps back and discover how food gets from farm to table, or…
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Potting Soil – Things to Know Before You Start Planting!

Potting Soil – Things to Know Before You Start Planting!   “What Does “Natural “and “Organic” on a Potting Soil Mix Really Mean? Not much, as it turns out. And on the whole, the ingredients of most off-the-shelf potting mixes are neither local nor good for the planet. Most potting soil is “natural” in the sense…
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Earth Day 2018!

Earth Day 2018!   There’s a Native American Proverb that says “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” It’s interesting to think of this planet as a place that is not our own, but something we should be protecting and nurturing so that our kids and generations…
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Tulip Salad

  Tulip Salad   We’re celebrating tulips this season with a special Tulip themed garden spot in our Discovery Zone, and we’re hosting an Instagram giveaway for 6 tickets to the Abbotsford Tulip Festival! All of this tulip talk made us want to learn more about those beautiful blooms, and an interesting fact we came…
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