Spotlight on Sustainability- Bright Greens Farm

A family farm on the Saanich Peninsula is home to a 40-foot freight container nicknamed the “Leafy Green Machine—this container is Bright Greens Farm. Tamara Knott stumbled across a Freight Farms video online one day. Four months later Knott and her husband were satisfied they could do it too. “I’ve always been a keen gardener […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Blue Roots Farm

This week’s Spotlight on Sustainability features Blue Roots Farm, a farm in the heart of Cowichan Valley that set out to create a strong and independent food system in the region. Five years ago, Dan Adelman and Courtney Edwards decided to address the problems they saw in global food production and aquaculture industry. “The problems […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability – Grow Calgary

“Trying to change the course of the land and food system for future generations.” Grow Calgary currently operates on 11 acres of land with 9,000 volunteers, 95 per cent of whom had no prior growing or farming experience. The farm can produce $2,000 worth of vegetables for just $20 and they recently built a greenhouse […]

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