Tag Archives: Vancouver

SPEC – Urban Farmer Field Schol

The  Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) would like to introduce you to the 2013 season of the Urban Farmer Field School! This spring, get ready for courses in sustainable agriculture and DIY food systems – everything from starting your seeds to starting an urban farm business. We’ve expanded this year, offering 25 courses in total. This […]

Sprouting Ideas – Grandview Woodland Food Connection

My investigation into grassroots organizations working on food security continued with an interview with Ian Marcuse of Grandview Woodland Food Connection (GWFC) in East Vancouver. Initiated in 2004, Grandview Woodland Food Connection is a neighbourhood organization dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in the Grandview Woodland neighbourhood by promoting an accessible, […]