Erica Butler spoke to Dr. Kenny Corscadden, the Industry Research Chair in the Department of Engineering at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. Kenny is working on a project to look into the potential for Nova Scotia farmers to take advantage of the COMFIT program by forming co-ops, which would then qualify for feed in tariffs.
This week’s features:
A Naturalist Guide to Halifax: Wasps
Field Audio: Neil Livingston introducing The 4th Revolution: Energy Autonomy
The documentary details how world-renowned scientists and advocates, including the visionary Dr. Hermann Scheer of Germany, are working to make the transition to renewable energy a reality. There to give opening remarks was Neil Livingston, one of Nova Scotia’s longest-standing renewable energy advocates.
Interview: Jay Cleary, Evolve Festival
Jay Cleary shares some of the green initiatives happening at this year’s Evolve festival, including something called The Green Pledge.
Field Audio: Off The Hook Season Launch
Habitat stopped by at the season launch for OFF THE HOOK Community Supported Fishery a few weeks ago to speak to organizers, fishermen and customers to find out about the fishery and how it works.
David Adler, Off the Hook coordinator, explained how the community supported fishery works. Fisherman Beau Gillis talked about the advantages of the CSF distribution system for fishermen, and the idea that “fair trade” is not just a global phenomenon, but also something to be applied locally. And several Off the Hook customers shared their reasons for participating in the CSF.