I Fish, You Fish

Community Supported Fisheries reconnect consumers and fishing families to rebuild a sustainable seafood industry By Sarah Hughes IF THERE’S ONE THING I feel most conflicted about eating, it’s seafood. My biggest guilty pleasure is built on one of the most unsustainable food industries on our blue planet. Scummy fish farms, excessive by-catch, destructive bottom trawls, inhumane […]

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Wild Gifts
An illustration of local plants drawn by Lori Snyder

Exploring the opportunities and responsibilities of foraging on the West Coast by Jennifer Foden JUST OVER A YEAR AGO, I left Toronto and moved to B.C.’s south coast. I wanted to embrace the mountains, mild weather, and coastal vibes. I often have moments, when I’m outside in the vast, lush West Coast forest, where I […]

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The Gentrification Effect

Victoria is growing up fast. Can we balance urban food production with housing? by Trina McDonald ON A CLEAR MORNING, a week before the winter solstice, slivers of light overtake trees and distant buildings, strike the frost-covered ground, and awaken microbial life in the soil from a cold slumber. It’s one of the rare mornings […]

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