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: 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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Happenings – Youth Food Conference

What: First Annual Youth Food Conference When: Oct 20–22, 2017 Where: White Eagle Polish Hall and Fernwood NRG Community Centre by Adrian Paradis If you are a young person in the Capital Regional District and you want to get more involved in the local food movement, you’re in luck. The first annual Youth Food Conference […]

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