Spotlight on Sustainability: 19th Annual BC Farmers’ Market Conference

The weekend of March 2 to 4, 2018, is your chance to learn more about the farmers’ market industry. The 19th annual BC Farmers’ Markets Conference, hosted at the Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria, will bring together market managers, farmers, small scale food processors, artisans, and agricultural and community leaders for a weekend of […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: UVic’s Vulture Culture

A unique strategy to reduce food waste. A group of UVic students are striving to reduce the amount of food waste on campus by eating the discarded left-overs they find around the school. Though some may call this practice gross or unhealthy, the members of “Vulture Culture” hope to break the stigma surrounding what they […]

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Organic Certification News

Organic Certification – Complicated Initiatives In the Winter 2015 edition of Concrete Garden, we interviewed local farms on the much-debated topic of organic certification. B.C policies are changing again, and it will now be required for those who want to use the label “organic” on their food to get certified. The process to certify is […]

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