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: 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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Spotlight on Sustainability! – Week 2

This week’s spotlight shines across the pond to the innovators behind Growing Underground. Thriving underneath Clapham, South London (100 ft underneath to be precise), is the first brand of Zero Carbon Food: a sustainable urban farm within a disused WW2 shelter tunnel. Steven Dring and Richard Ballard, friends and founders, started the project three years […]

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