September 20, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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...
March 5, 2021
Did you know that British Columbia has the highest proportion of female farm operators in Canada? 37.5% of farmers in our province are women, and that number is rising. Today just under 10,000 women get up every day in our province to produce...
February 8, 2021
Did you know that 98% of farms in BC are family owned and operated? In honour of Family Day, we connected with Niklaus Forstbauer of Forstbauer Family Natural Food Farm, a certified organic farm in Chilliwack, British Columbia.
January 13, 2021
If you’re trying hard to make the most of your groceries this year, you’re in good company with the 94% of Canadians who say they are motivated to reduce their food waste.