Spotlight on Sustainability: Buy BC

Buy BC is finally back after over a decade! On Saturday 23 June, Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham and BC Association of Farmers’ Markets vice-president visited Victoria’s Moss Street Market to announce the relaunch of Buy BC programming. The aim of the program is to help shoppers identify and select local products. “When people are […]

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Happenings – Duncan’s 39 Days of July

When: June 30 – August 7 Where: Duncan, B.C. What began as a 10-day celebration of the city of Duncan’s centennial has turned into a free annual 39-day music festival—aptly named “39 Days of July.” Organized by the Duncan Cowichan Festival Society, the event runs from June 30 to August 7, or “long weekend to […]

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Summer Garden Checklist

Sun Protection Like people, some plants worship the sun while others get scorched. The heat of the past few summers has led to drought and changed the way we garden here on the West Coast. Greenhouses can be too hot for even heat-lovers like tomatoes and peppers, which will do better out in the open. […]

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