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Message From Compassion Farm

Many people have asked where our 16 month legal battle with the District of Lantzville is at. For those who are new to the issue here is a bit of background: A year ago September —... 



Changing the World, One Town at a Time

Find your place on the planet, dig in, and take responsibility from there. ~Gary Snyder Municipal governments take care of the details. They build skate parks, protect or develop... 



Rumors Abound Despite Water Testing at Compassion Farm

MEDIA RELEASE: Sept. 28, 2011, Lantzville, BC The situation in Lantzville that has polarized four council members and one neighbour against a local small-plot vegetable farm run by... 



Lantzville’s Council… Biased?

As a brief background, Dirk and I received our first letter from the RDN/District of Lantzville in September of 2010 telling us to “remove all piles of soil from our property”.... 



Can You Make the World a Better Place?

According to Al & Marjorie Stewart, the answer is YES… What does the word activist mean today? The predictable definition is of someone who protests, carries placards... 



Lantzville Takes Legal Action

Urban Agriculture Not Welcomed in Lantzville On Friday, June 10th, a process server arrived at our door with a letter. It stated that our Lantzville Council was proceeding with legal... 



Ways & Means of Bullying

Mandala Artwork by Nicole Shaw Bullying is a form of abuse. It involves repeated acts over time attempting to create or enforce one person’s (or group’s) power over another person... 



Our Update on Lantzville ‘Urban’ Agriculture

As a brief background, Dirk and I received our first letter from the RDN/District of Lantzville in September of 2010 telling us to “remove all piles of soil from our property”.... 



A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food

“You have 90 days to cease all agricultural activity…” read the letter from the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN), on behalf of the District of Lantzville. “Your property... 



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