GROCERY STORES OR FARMERS’ MARKETS: WHICH OFFER SAFER FOOD? . . . ALLTECH FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES 2014 . . . RESOLUTE’S CALHOUN UPGRADE WILL HANDLE HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD PULP . . . NO SUCH THING AS “WASTE WOOD” . . .
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GROCERY STORES OR FARMERS’ MARKETS: WHICH OFFER SAFER FOOD?
Source: The Globe & Mail
With summer in full swing, many Canadians bypass the four walls of the grocery store and head straight to the open ambience of the fresh air market. There, a plethora of locally grown produce can be found as well as a smorgasbord of select sweets, pastries, condiments, and artisan treats. Crowds congregate en masse to find the best of the best in anticipation of what can only be described as gastronomical joy. While local markets are by no means a novel concept, a resurgence has occurred of late thanks to the so-called locavore movement. (read more)
ALLTECH FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES 2014
Source Equine Canada
August 28 will be the second day of the Individual Championship competition. Canada’s team members, Lauren Barwick of Langley, BC, who was third in the Grade II Team Test on August 26, will ride Equine Canada’s 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off to Paris. Robyn Andrews of St. Johns, NL, will ride her horse, Fancianna, a 13-year-old Friesian Andalusian cross in the Grade Ia Individual Championship test. (read more)
RESOLUTE’S CALHOUN UPGRADE WILL HANDLE HARDWOOD AND SOFTWOOD PULP
Source: Pulp&Paper Canada
Resolute Forest Products broke ground on a US$105-million upgrade project at its Calhoun, TN, pulp and paper mill on Aug. 19. The project includes a continuous cooking system and additional fiberline equipment from Andritz. According to Resolute, the new digester replaces eight older ones, and will help the mill produce more pulp at higher quality. The Lo-Solids digester from Andritz will be designed to switch between hardwood and softwood pulp production, producing 1,400 ADST of bleachable softwood and 1,659 ADST of bleachable hardwood pulp per day. (read more)
NO SUCH THING AS “WASTE WOOD”
Deadwood has long been considered as “waste wood” with no true value. In fact, nothing could be farther from the truth. Deadwood is the life of a forest, and reducing levels of deadwood in forests can reduce soil nutrients, soil organic matter, forest productivity, wildlife habitat, and forest carbon storage. (read more)
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