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: PRC Permaculture Design & Resilient Ecosystems

Victoria’s award-winning Pacific Rim College (PRC)  has always been committed to healthy communities and sustainable practices, but their newest program plans on reinventing the way permaculture design is taught. The Permaculture Design and Resilient Ecosystems Diploma Program launches in January 2018.  Throughout the one-year program, students receive an immersive education about the creation of sustainable […]

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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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