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Planning for Sustainable Food Systems Panel Discussion

  This past Tuesday, Nov. 25th, we brought together ~ 40 municipal government staff from across the North Shore, to hear a panel speak on planning for sustainable food systems.  The event was part of a two-year project funded by the Real Estate Foundation of BC, to support implementation of the North Shore Food Charter. […]

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New B.C. study shows strong public support for local farmland

95% of respondents say the Agricultural Land Reserve should be preserved for green space and growing food SEPTEMBER 17, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. – A public opinion study released today by the Real Estate Foundation of BC and Vancouver Foundation found that four in five (82%) respondents believe farmland is a vital public asset, like forests and water. Three-quarters (76%) of […]

Starting a Food Garden: A resource guide for strata corporations

A few years ago we had a gorgeous little Sharing Garden in the alley behind the Second Wave Board Shop on Lonsdale, when that block was slated for demolition we lost the garden quite suddenly (that was a sad day). However the neighbouring condo building, Sailview, had enjoyed looking down on our garden for years. When their parking […]