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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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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