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Knowing Kate

By Rachael Grant I figured out that the passion and righteous anger that I felt all through childhood, middle school and high school was feminism pretty early on in life. Most of my experiences since taking ownership of the title “feminist” have only fueled my fervour and dedication to the cause, and I’ve taken steps so that my actions reflect my morals.  I’ve learned about intersectionality and inclusivity, and devote most of my waking hours to advancing women’s equality and protecting and assisting survivors of sexual violence.  It is a cause that will drive me for my entire life and I believed for a time that it would be a singular, tunnel-vision cause for me. And then I met Kate,...

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Your Guide to Soaking, Cooking, and Sprouting Legumes

Beans and other legumes are an essential in the zero-waste and plant-based lifestyle. They also happen to be a nutritional powerhouse. Are you missing out? If you find your eyes skipping past the jars of dried beans and legumes at The Tare Shop – It’s time to build up your legume confidence and make them a pantry staple. It’s actually rather simple to prepare your own legumes, and there are benefits to doing so. Since being a source of plant-based protein and fibre; legumes keep you feeling full and satisfied. Their vitamin, mineral and phytonutrient content also propose preventative benefits and overall, they support you in living vibrantly. There are plenty of perks to preparing your own legumes from scratch:...

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