Together for Food

Island Health Food Security Hubs are growing a healthier Vancouver Island By Myles Sauer VANCOUVER ISLAND SPANS 32,134 square kilometres, with a population of approximately 799,000 people—nearly half of whom live in the Greater Victoria area. And while it probably goes without saying, every one of those people needs to eat. Ensuring that a population […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Kids Garden Club

The Gardens at HCP, a local favourite gardening hot-spot, has brought back their popular Kids Garden Club for its third year. Once a month, children of all ages (and their parents) are welcome to join the team at the gardens for a morning of learning and fun. “Our two hour sessions provide time to actively […]

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Gone to Weed

Will the need for weed disrupt the Agricultural Land Reserve’s roots in food production? by Sarah Hughes For something as cool as a cucumber, the production of recreational marijuana on B.C.’s Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) has turned into a blazing source of controversy. As legalization in Canada looms, farmers, cannabis growers, and food-security advocates all […]

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