Spotlight on Sustainability: A National Food Policy Council

Could this group better inform the Canadian government about food security and help create a more sustainable future? The federal government of Canada has promised to address the growing concerns of Canadians on the issue of food security by developing what they call their Food Policy for Canada. This policy will incorporate various factors of the […]

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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 NescafĂ© 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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