Spotlight on Sustainability: CSA Day 2018

February 23rd is CSA Day 2018! What is CSA and why should you get involved? CSA, Community Supported Agriculture, is a business model for farmers that helps them sell directly to customers. In a traditional CSA membership, the customer pays the farmer in advance for a season’s worth of products. It’s different than buying your […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: 19th Annual BC Farmers’ Market Conference

The weekend of March 2 to 4, 2018, is your chance to learn more about the farmers’ market industry. The 19th annual BC Farmers’ Markets Conference, hosted at the Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria, will bring together market managers, farmers, small scale food processors, artisans, and agricultural and community leaders for a weekend of […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: UVic Campus Community Garden

Just a short walk away from UVic’s bustling campus fields, just off of Mackenzie Avenue, you’ll find a 90-plot community garden. The UVic Campus Community Garden (CCG) boasts individual allotment plots and garden plots used by advocacy groups and classes. They also have communal plots they’ve dubbed “giving gardens,” which are used to make donations […]

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