Tag Archives: Farming

Addressing food security in the Comox Valley

By Cloe Logan, National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A Vancouver Island community has seen a dramatic shift in how it approaches food insecurity — and hopes the change is here to stay.

Maurita Prado, executive director of LUSH Valley Food Action Society and co-ordinator of the Comox Valley Food Policy Council, lives and works in the Comox Valley

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Fresh fruit & veggies: the Strathcona Good Food Box program

Campbell River Mirror, Local Journalism Reporter

Campbell River based conservation organization, Greenways Land Trust, is initiating the Strathcona Good Food Box program for six North Vancouver Island communities to make fresh fruits and vegetables easily accessible. 

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Election 2020: Richmond’s rich agricultural land

By Hannah Scott, Richmond Sentinel, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Richmond’s rich agricultural land is an asset the community holds dear. There are farms nestled in all corners of the city, but nowhere is more replete with agricultural land than the city’s east side, within the Richmond-Queensborough riding.

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