Spotlight on Sustainability: Get Fresh

Get Fresh is a hidden gem of a resource. It’s your complete guide to fresh local food and services on Vancouver Island. Want to know what produce is in season? Where to find locally made products? What restaurant use local ingredients? Get Fresh’s guide can tell you all this and more! “We wanted consumers to […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Boulevard Gardening

Finding space to garden can be tough. Boulevard gardening can change that. “Boulevards” are the grassy strips of city-owned land that you can find between a property and the street. Many streets in Victoria have them. While in the past the city has cared for these strips of grass, or expected adjacent property owners to […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: Caffe Fantastico

Owners Ryan and Kristy Taylor‘s local empire began when Ryan opened a small coffee cart. His stand became a favourite among tourists. Eventually, the cart turned into a vibrant café in the heart of Quadra Village. Caffe Fantastico is a Victoria staple, a local favourite hangout spot, and of course, serves an amazing cup of […]

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