For the past 25 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming and our next festival promises to offer the best so far. See the line-up of incredible Canadian literary talent at The Word On The Street Saskatoon Sunday, September 18, 2016.
Frankie and Mark will focus on bees and gardens in the city, touching on
beekeeping and wild bees, and backyard gardens to urban farms.
From Canada’s #1 garden team, a guide that makes growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs simple, bountiful and fun. Loaded with gorgeous photography that will have you desperate to get digging, Food to Grow includes a detailed A-Z index of over fifty of Canada’s most popular home crops.
FRANK FERRAGINE reaches over one million Canadians each week as the gardening expert and weather specialist for BT Toronto, CityLine and City TV News, and he also writes for the Toronto Sun, Chatelaine and Today’s Parent. His family business, Bradford Greenhouses, is one of Canada’s largest combined greenhouse/garden businesses.
Mark L. Winston believes that paying attention to the world of bees opens a window onto our own. Bee Time is about viewing ourselves through that window, each chapter weaving encounters with bees together with reflections on what we humans can learn from them.
Mark L. Winston is that rare individual, a scientist who can speak eloquently to the public. Recognized as one of the world’s leading expert on bees and pollination, Mark has had an illustrious career researching, teaching, writing and commenting on bees and agriculture, environmental issues and science policy. Mark L. Winston is Academic Director of the Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University, and Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences.