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All Dressed Up & Nowhere to Go

Ready for Growth, Small-Scale Meat Producers are Limited by Access to Processing By Julia Smith The Small-Scale Meat Producers Association recently completed a province-wide survey of the small-scale meat producing sector in which we heard from 708 operations representing 2,110 producers across all 27 regional districts of the province. Eighteen respondents reported being certified organic,… Keep Reading

Your Land, Your Legacy

A Farm and Foodlands Owner’s Guide By Michael Marrapese The Foodlands Cooperative of BC has a bold vision—to secure farmland for farming for future generations. While the Agricultural Land Reserve offers some protection by restricting the allowable activities on farmland, it has had only a modest effect on the selling price and accessibility of farmland… Keep Reading

In Memory of Dave McCandless

Over the past year, the Organic BC community lost two very special people, Dave McCandless and Bob Mitchell. We remember them here with sadness for their passing, and with gratitude for the legacy of their knowledge, skills, rich soils, stories, passions, and contributions. They are remembered, and live on in our work. Dave McCandless (1934… Keep Reading

In Memory of Bob Mitchell

Over the past year, the Organic BC community lost two very special people, Dave McCandless and Bob Mitchell. We remember them here with sadness for their passing, and with gratitude for the legacy of their knowledge, skills, rich soils, stories, passions, and contributions. They are remembered, and live on in our work. Bob Mitchell (1939-2022)… Keep Reading

2022 BC Organic Conference Recap

By Stacey Santos It really says something about you, the organic community, when you still shine two years into a pandemic, after a hot and fiery summer and a devastatingly wet fall. Even virtually, your leadership, knowledge, and humour are at the forefront—even eclipsing Jordan’s fake beard and eyebrows, à la Tristan. That’s saying a… Keep Reading

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