How to start an indoor vegetable garden

Months of lockdown due to COVID-19 restrictions plus a long Quebec winter have cultivated my growing obsession with gardening and subsistence farming. I spent early winter on my couch watching countless YouTube videos, reading articles and joining Facebook gardening groups. By mid-January, I was raring to garden NOW even though it was -15 C outside […]

The history of pharmacy and medication

Pharmacy is derived from the Greek word pharmakeia, meaning “use of drugs, medicines, potions, or spells; poisoning, witchcraft; remedy, cure.” The practice of pharmacy has been around for thousands of years, and healing with medicinal plants is as old as mankind itself. There is evidence that Neanderthals used pain-killers and antibiotics to self-medicate as early as 49,000 […]