Spotlight on Sustainability: Lohbrunner Community Farm Co-op

Growing food and building a community Named after the widow who originally donated the land in 2007, Norma Lohbrunner, the Lohbrunner Community Farm Co-op manages 13 acres of farm land in Langford, B.C. The land is farmed collectively and leased to individual farmers, connecting them with the local community. The land is owned by FarmFolk […]

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Dining with the Devil

Across Canada, 40 per cent of the food we produce for human consumption goes to waste. Let that sink in. Some grocery chains are trying to stop that squander. On an average day, each of the eleven Thrifty Foods stores on southern Vancouver Island now donates 300 pounds of fresh produce that would have otherwise […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: UVic’s Vulture Culture

A unique strategy to reduce food waste. A group of UVic students are striving to reduce the amount of food waste on campus by eating the discarded left-overs they find around the school. Though some may call this practice gross or unhealthy, the members of “Vulture Culture” hope to break the stigma surrounding what they […]

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