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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Happenings – Youth Food Conference

What: First Annual Youth Food Conference When: Oct 20–22, 2017 Where: White Eagle Polish Hall and Fernwood NRG Community Centre by Adrian Paradis If you are a young person in the Capital Regional District and you want to get more involved in the local food movement, you’re in luck. The first annual Youth Food Conference […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Port Alberni’s Uptown Urban Market

The Uptown Urban Market in Port Alberni was inspired by the idea that good food and good food knowledge should be shared—a simple concept that Marie Knoll and Keith Ambrose wanted to embrace in their everyday life. “We want to know our food sources, and we felt it only natural to share that information with […]

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