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.
December 4, 2020
What’s a locally-grown gift that everyone is sure to love? BC-grown flowers are the perfect gift to brighten up the darkest winter days: they’re a mood booster, an air cleaner, and a burst of colour that makes your home a better place to be.
November 18, 2020
What local food is available fresh year-round, and offers many of the benefits of veggies, beans, grains...and meats? It’s time to get to know BC mushrooms!
October 7, 2020
With so many local fruits and vegetables at the peak of their flavour in October, celebrating the harvest comes naturally! Just in time for Thanksgiving, here’s our guide to choosing, cooking and storing all of the wonderful harvest produce available this fall.
September 17, 2020
Karnail Singh Sidhu runs the family-owned Kalala Organic Estate Winery with his wife Narinder in the beautiful Okanagan Valley. He’s developed an impressive approach to grape growing based on sharing...
August 13, 2020
Looking for a refreshingly local meal? These 10 summer salads are perfect for any table, whether you’re looking for a main dish on a summer evening, or a fresh idea for a weekend lunch.
July 10, 2020
What’s blue, delicious and a great source of antioxidants? BC-grown blueberries! These tiny berries pack in huge flavour and health benefits, and they make a titanic contribution to BC’s economy too.