Discover our first BESIDE destination in Lanaudière
Back to nature
In the heart of the Québec Appalachians, Maggie Lamothe-Boudreau raises queen bees and sells them to beekeepers across the province. Her little-known work is crucial to our food sovereignty.
For the Grassroots Grandmothers, protecting the Sipekne’katik River in Nova Scotia is a seven-generation calling.
When Francesca Hong's livelihood was threatened by the COVID-19 crisis, she found an opportunity to build community through food.
On a small farm in Ontario, two old friends reimagine farm work as a sacred art form.
Floral designer Sophia Moreno-Bunge’s wild-foraged arrangements celebrate the magnificent strangeness of plants.
By embracing the imperfections in her work, potter Janaki Larsen taps into a more resonant beauty.
Sisters Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton live with the seasons in Alaska. They shift from sea to land, fishing northern seas and running their business, Salmon Sisters, from shore or—network permitting—their boat.
Colleen Cooley is part of a growing number of Indigenous river guides who bring a vital understanding of the importance of water to their work in the outdoor recreation industry.
For 30 years, Christian Barthomeuf has been refining the art of making ice cider with neither additives nor overtime.
A bath in the forest, the contrast between hot and cold, a crackling fire, silence, and the scent of eucalyptus: many kinds of therapy for the body and mind.
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