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Can’t get your bees to buzz or your buckwheat to buck? The Homesteader’s Emporium is your store.

Our Strathcona neighbourhood in East Vancouver is full of interesting people and businesses. But this has to be one of the most original. When Rick Havlak decided he wanted to make his own cheese, jam and roast coffee, he also … Continue reading

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ClimateSmart sustainability program helps save CBR Products 10% on electricity!

In March of  2012, we participated in a ClimateSmart for Business program, which helped us focus on sustainability issues like energy use. Part of that process led us to undertake a lighting upgrade in our plant, switching from T-12  fluorescents … Continue reading

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Carpet Shampoo + Sealer + Lock Out By AFM Safechoice = Less Toxic Car!

That new car smell! For people who must deal with chemical sensitivity issues this can be most debilitating. One of the contributing factors is in the carpets in the car, van, or other vehicle. My friend and Mentor in the … Continue reading

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