Stories Worth Savouring

The Good Food Summit celebrates its third year by highlighting community by Quinn MacDonald ON A COLD, rainy, and otherwise gloomy evening in November, the Victoria Theatre bustled with warm chatter as people took their seats for the inaugural edition of Savoury Stories. Hosted by the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable, as part […]

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Happenings: Seedy Saturday

by Emma Sloan WHEN: February 16, 2019 WHERE: Victoria Conference Center, 720 Douglas Street TICKETS: $8, free for youth under 16 On Saturday, February 16, the James Bay Market Society will again host Victoria’s annual “premiere seed exchange and garden show”—Seedy Saturday. A celebration of both the coming spring and the best of what local […]

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Betting on the Farm

New legislation reunites the ALR and curbs speculation but will it help B.C.’s farmers? By Cameron Welch When the B.C. NDP brought forward the Agriculture Land Commission Amendment Act last November, it was never a question that Bill 52 would reunite the province’s Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) into a single zone again, after the Liberal government […]

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