Relieving Stress Through Cooperation at Farmer2Farmer

by Trina McDonald It’s fairly safe to say that no one becomes a farmer these days to get rich. Taking on the task of being a steward and change-maker of a notoriously messed up food system can be stressful and the drive to do so generally comes from one thing—passion. Yet, passion is not always […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Week 9

This week’s spotlight is shining all over the awesome initiative coming out of Victoria’s Compost Education Centre, in the form of the Healing City Soils project. This project is a partnership between Danielle Stevenson of D.I.Y. Fungi (Project coordination and consultation), Royal Roads University BSc in Environmental Science Major Project Partnership (soil sampling and analysis), and a student team made […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability! – Week 8

This week’s Spotlight on Sustainability features Le Coteau Nursery in Saanich! Established in 1956, Le Coteau is one of the oldest and largest plant suppliers in British Columbia. This nursery features hundreds of varieties of shrubs, perennials, annuals, veggies, and, their specialty, fruit trees. “We’ve been putting fruit trees in people’s yard in Victoria for […]

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