Posts byBill Templeman

How Green Is Your Beer?

The smaller environmental footprint of local craft brewing

The eight craft brewers who participated in this summer’s Kawartha Craft Beer Festival take their environmental responsibilities seriously.
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Brewing Up Community Engagement

Part 2 of a series exploring local craft brewers' contribution to resilient communities

Craft brewers are renegades. Why? They are the intrepid Davids of beer making, challenging the mighty Goliaths of national and international brewing with tiny batches of additive-free (and sometimes exotic) lagers, pilsners, wheat beers, ales, porters and stouts. Of course, they are committed to brewing top quality beer. And they strive to be sources of pride for their communities.
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How the Peterborough Dialogues Drove Me Crazy

Surviving PPDD (Post Peterborough Dialogues Depression)

With ionospheric expectations, I joined the Peterborough Dialogues in April. My full exuberance unleashed, I leapt into my first Saturday morning dialogue, ready for an instant conversion experience. At last, a place to build community! At last, a forum in which to find co-conspirators to advance my revolutionary plots!
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