Spotlight on Sustainability: Trees for the Future

Ending poverty and establishing sustainable farms in Sub Saharan African. Trees for the Future is a public charity founded by Dave and Grace Deppner that has been helping impoverished communities since 1989. Their forest garden program is currently helping famers in Sub Saharan Africa learn how to sustainably provide for themselves. The Forest Garden Program […]

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2017 Winter Market Round-Up

‘Tis the season for winter markets! Check out our list below to find out where the all the best markets will be popping up on Vancouver Island this winter.  Winter Market in the Spencer Mansion When: November 23- 26. Thursday 5:00-9:00 pm, Friday and Saturday 10:00am-5:00p, and Sunday 12:00-5:00pm Where: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Community Earth’s Coffee Ground Renewal Program

Meet the two Grade 12 students in charge of their own non-profit organization. Emily Lowan and Maiya MacMaster are the two co-directors of Community Earth, a local non-profit closing the coffee ground loop in Victoria. Both are currently in grade twelve at Claremont Secondary School. When Lowan went to her teacher Mark Neufeld at the […]

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