This summer, an orchard has begun to take shape in a small post-industrial site on the Great Northern Way Campus, home of Evergreen BC. Continue reading Evergreen BC builds an urban orchard in Vancouver
From The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation – The Foundation is launching a new initiative: Sustainable Food Systems, created with the aim to strengthen regional food economies in Canada. Continue reading Sustainable Food Systems
It’s all about gardening! Free Gardening Workshops, Lil’ Sprouts Kid Zone, make a terrarium, and try some local food! Continue reading GardenFest – March 19
During the summer months many enjoy taking the challenge of eating locally. It’s a great way to support your community … Continue reading Tips for Eating Local in Winter
The second season of the St. John’s Farmers’ Market got off to an exciting start on Saturday, June 6th, 2009 with record-breaking attendance. Over 1400 people hungry for local food showed up and caused many vendors to sell out early. The market has have a variety of old and new vendors, workshops, music, fresh coffee and a fantastic feeling of community for the whole family. Continue reading St. John’s Farmers’ Market
I recently became involved in a group called ROOTED: An Organization towards Sustainability (Facebook Group) at the University of Saskatchewan. Continue reading Roof top food gardens in Saskatoon
Eating organic isn’t good enough. It’s becoming better to buy locally, know where your food comes from and befriend farmers. … Continue reading Sexy farmers and the end of organic?