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December 21, 2021

Homemade for the holidays – the best recipes to bring local to your holiday table!

When it comes to celebrating, there are so many good reasons to highlight local food on your table..
November 29, 2021

Local all year round: how storage veggies keep you eating local even in winter

How do you source local veggies during the Canadian winter? It’s easy when you fill your plate with storage vegetables! Storage vegetables are packed with helpful nutrients to power you through the winter - and, because they keep so well..
October 15, 2021

Celebrate with local: your guide to BC Cranberries

You’ve probably seen stunning photos of BC cranberries being harvested, or maybe you’ve been lucky enough to experience the ‘sea of red’ in person. But how much do you know about this unique local ingredient? Cranberries are one
September 20, 2021

Sharing the harvest: Lorne Jack talks chickens and Firbank Farm

September is BC Chicken month, so we reached out to someone who’s been farming chickens all of his life. Based in Saanich, Lorne Jack is a fifth-generation Vancouver Island farmer. Together with his family, he raises chickens and vegetables...
August 19, 2021

Perfect pair: how a small BC farm is bringing fresh pears to your local produce aisle

Kevin Day knows pears: the Day family has been farming and packing them for over a century. Using the latest technology, a careful approach to sustainability, and with the help of the whole family, Day’s Century Grower’s is poised to pack..
July 6, 2021

Guide: Making the most of B.C.’s berry season

Are you looking forward to making some sweet summer memories? B.C. berry farms are now in full swing, supplying you with fresh local strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Whether you’re safely visiting a local farm..
June 18, 2021

Cow power: how ranchers are keeping B.C. communities safe from wildfires

The summers of 2017 and 2018 brought devastating wildfires to British Columbia, burning millions of hectares and forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes. While fires are a natural part of maintaining forest health..
May 6, 2021

5 reasons to fill your home and garden with local plants

Looking for a way to improve your health and well-being, with the bonus of boosting your property value and caring for the environment? Fill your home and garden with local plants this season -- you might be surprised at...
April 12, 2021
Miedemas Family

Meet the Miedemas: a family that’s putting sustainability first!

There is a Native American proverb which states “we do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” The desire to work in harmony with the planet and secure a legacy for future generations is a common goal of B.C...