Seedy Saturday 2017

Looking for somewhere to check out local produce, exchange seeds, and hear from some local food artisans? Be sure to check out the upcoming Vancouver Island “Seedy Saturday” events of 2017! 1) Saanich Seedy Saturday Saturday Jan 14, 2017, 10am to 2pm Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd Saanich B.C. Quality vendors, seeds, plants, […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability- Bright Greens Farm

A family farm on the Saanich Peninsula is home to a 40-foot freight container nicknamed the “Leafy Green Machine—this container is Bright Greens Farm. Tamara Knott stumbled across a Freight Farms video online one day. Four months later Knott and her husband were satisfied they could do it too. “I’ve always been a keen gardener […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Blue Roots Farm

This week’s Spotlight on Sustainability features Blue Roots Farm, a farm in the heart of Cowichan Valley that set out to create a strong and independent food system in the region. Five years ago, Dan Adelman and Courtney Edwards decided to address the problems they saw in global food production and aquaculture industry. “The problems […]

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