AROUND THE BLOCK

Planning Mid-Centretown

Posted in Uncategorized by travisboisvenue on July 12, 2010

Eric Turcotte is an urban designer with Urban Strategies Inc. and is the project coordinator and lead for the Mid-Centretown Community Design Plan. Turcotte discussed the need to include the community in a design plan, as well as the major factors plaguing urban intensification in Ottawa.

Eric Turcotte by TravisBoisvenue

How can hens improve the urban lifestyle?

Posted in Uncategorized by travisboisvenue on July 12, 2010

Jacqueline Jolliffe is a representative for CLUCK Ottawa, an organization that works to change by-laws that keep pet owners from raising hens in urban areas.

Joliffe dispelled myths about raising hens, and made a compelling argument for keeping our food closer to home.

Jacqueline Jolliffe by TravisBoisvenue

Food blogging in Ottawa

Posted in Uncategorized by travisboisvenue on July 12, 2010

I had the opportunity to sit down with the delightful Don and Jenn of Foodie Prints, one of Ottawa’s best food blogs.

We discuss the active food blogging community in Ottawa, food and health education, and the hidden gems of Ottawa restaurants.

Foodie Prints by TravisBoisvenue