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: PRC Permaculture Design & Resilient Ecosystems

Victoria’s award-winning Pacific Rim College (PRC)  has always been committed to healthy communities and sustainable practices, but their newest program plans on reinventing the way permaculture design is taught. The Permaculture Design and Resilient Ecosystems Diploma Program launches in January 2018.  Throughout the one-year program, students receive an immersive education about the creation of sustainable […]

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