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: Compost Education Centre

Committed to educating CRD residents about compost and ecological gardening, the Compost Education Centre is a gem of a resource. Their workshops–many even offered for free– as well as their school programming provide valuable information to gardeners of any kind. Found in Fernwood at 1216 North Park St., “It’s an oasis in the middle of […]

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