Working With Local Produce

Around North America, there is a resurgence of interest in harvesting, preserving and cooking with local food. With local farmer’s markets, backyard chickens, and victory gardens making a comeback, people are more aware of issues surrounding the sustainability of their food choices. [ad#468] Books such as “The 100 Mile Diet” and “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” have […]

Food Supply Accountability

Consumers have come to rely heavily on government regulation for a level of accountability inn the food supply system. We have become extremely removed from the source of food. I think that is part of the reason why farmers markets, local food CSAs, (such as the Creston Grain Community Supported Agriculture project that we are part of).

BSC2009 – Facilitating Sustainable Agriculture – Part 1

Food for thought: Local Government Action for Food Secure Communities The document “A Seat at the Table” is intended to empower municipalities to take control of their food security. The presentation this afternoon is co-presented by Provincial Health, the Village of Hazelton and Kamloops Food Policy Council. Local Economy Connect consumers to suppliers food dollars […]

City of Trail Reject Goats

[ad#125-right]The City of Trail closed down discussions of allowing pygmy goats within the residential areas of the City when council voted against changing the Animal Control Bylaw – (which look remarkably similar to the City of Castlegar’s  hmmm) in response to a request by a resident, Ms Marion Schramm. Only councilor Gord De Rosa voted […]