Don’t Bank On It

IT WAS THE best of times; it was the worst of times. On a mid-December morning in 2016, Styrofoam cups of Nescafé and smiling faces comforted the dozen or so people waiting in line with me at the Mustard Seed food bank. A light snow drifted to the ground as the line crept forward toward […]

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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: 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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