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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Don’t Bank On It

IT WAS THE best of times; it was the worst of times. On a mid-December morning in 2016, Styrofoam cups of Nescafé and smiling faces comforted the dozen or so people waiting in line with me at the Mustard Seed food bank. A light snow drifted to the ground as the line crept forward toward […]

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Spotlight On Sustainability: PRC Permaculture Design & Resilient Ecosystems

Victoria’s award-winning Pacific Rim College (PRC)  has always been committed to healthy communities and sustainable practices, but their newest program plans on reinventing the way permaculture design is taught. The Permaculture Design and Resilient Ecosystems Diploma Program launches in January 2018.  Throughout the one-year program, students receive an immersive education about the creation of sustainable […]

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