Review – Letters to a Young Farmer
The book propped up in a field.

Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food, Farming, and our Future Edited by Martha Hodgkins Princeton Architectural Press, 2017 If you are young (or young at heart) in the food movement, and long for wisdom and guidance from wise and weathered elders and leaders, this collection of essays compiled by Martha Hodgkins of the Stone […]

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Contain Yourself

Freight container farms are popping up in cities around the world. Are they the best bet for food security in all climates? by Quinn MacDonald ON FAIR VANCOUVER ISLE, we often brag about farming and golfing year-round. But that gloating came back to bite us this year. It was a long, hard winter on the West Coast—at […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Victoria Distillers
Three distillers standing in front of the bronze stills.

Victoria Distillers, originally Victoria Spirits, was owned and operated by president Peter Hunt’s family for seven years at their location on Old West Saanich Road. During this time, the family grew their brand and flagship product, Victoria Gin. While the gin achieved significant success, gaining recognition across the country as the second best-selling premium gin […]

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