F/W 2015: Raw Deal
Victoria, a brown jersey cow, waits by the farm gate with a field in the background

by Quinn MacDonald Do you know what a cow is? It seems like a simple question. But have you really thought about it? (If you grew up on a farm, you’re disqualified.) A cow is a bovine female that is producing milk. That means she’s had at least one calf. Before that, she’s a heifer. […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – KPU Farm School

Growing Opportunities for Aspiring Urban Farmers The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems’ Farm Schools offer students nine months of hands-on training on how to grow food in a way that nurtures both people and the earth. The ISFS is an applied research and extension unit of Kwantlen Polytechnic University that focuses on regional food systems. […]

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We’re Still Growing in the City

A lot has happened since the City of Victoria got the ball rolling on their “Growing in the City” initiative two years ago! One of the Victoria’s first moves was to hire food systems coordinator Virginie Lavallee-Picard. She sent us an update on what’s been done, what you can do, and what’s up next. Growing in […]

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