Spotlight on Sustainability- Start your own Urban Garden

Starting your own Urban Garden This weeks Spotlight on Sustainability is inspired by local Victorian Cory Shankman. His balcony garden shows how you can get involved in the urban agriculture movement no matter how limited your space or resources may be.   Urban living can pose a challenge to accessing fresh and sustainably grown food, […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Salt Spring Island Apple Festival

If you haven’t already made plans for Sunday, Oct 2, consider a trip to the 17th annual Salt Spring Island Apple Festival. Inside Fulford Hall, just minutes from the Fulford Harbor ferry terminal, you will find over 350 varieties of organically grown apples, each with a descriptive label. Ever wondered what kind of apple tree […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – LifeSpace Gardens

This week’s spotlight is the radiant LifeSpace Gardens! With a mission statement “to craft gardens that are beautiful, functional, and built with integrity” and “to grow a culture and a community connected by the experience of growing food,” Vancouver-based LifeSpace Gardens has the ultimate solution for balcony-bound gardeners. Co-founder Wes Hooper says that, as cities grow more condensed, […]

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