Farmer2Farmer: “Beyond Competition: Toward Cultures of Cooperation”

“This is the one event during the year that brings the farm community together … its a very rich environment for people to connect about the issues they are facing and the solutions they have come up with” “The theme this year is beyond competition towards a culture of cooperation… we are looking at how […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – LifeSpace Gardens

This week’s spotlight is the radiant LifeSpace Gardens! With a mission statement “to craft gardens that are beautiful, functional, and built with integrity” and “to grow a culture and a community connected by the experience of growing food,” Vancouver-based LifeSpace Gardens has the ultimate solution for balcony-bound gardeners. Co-founder Wes Hooper says that, as cities grow more condensed, […]

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Organic Certification News

Organic Certification – Complicated Initiatives In the Winter 2015 edition of Concrete Garden, we interviewed local farms on the much-debated topic of organic certification. B.C policies are changing again, and it will now be required for those who want to use the label “organic” on their food to get certified. The process to certify is […]

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