Spotlight on Sustainability- Hop Compost

Hop Compost, operating out of Vancouver and Calgary, was founded on the vision of creating a closed loop for the local food system. Founder and CEO Kevin Davies pioneered Canada’s first inner city compost facility and crafted the most nutrient rich compost. “For years, the discussion around sustainable food has been sourcing farm-to-table. The next […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Beer + Farming = Community

Beer + Farming = Community is the motto at Persephone Brewing Company. Persephone, located on the Sunshine Coast, is an 11-acre farm and craft micro-brewery dedicated to providing farm to bottle beers. All of their beers include hops grown right on the farm and B.C.-sourced ingredients. The founders of Persephone “self identify as social entrepreneurs, […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Community Cabbage

Community Cabbage is in its third year of bringing food waste and sustainability education to the University of Victoria. The campus club is looking to divert food from the waste stream by raising awareness of food waste and teaching students how to dumpster dive. Volunteer coordinator Jemma Sallay-Carrington says that “Many people don’t realize this […]

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