A new incubator seed farm in the Cowichan Valley is set to train new seed farmers who can meet the significant and growing demand for more local, organic seed while addressing the loss of seed diversity and localised production. Food security begins with seed security.
Grassroots networks like Burnaby Food First undertake multiple strategies to advance food security action and policy, from food skills workshops and community outreach to working with municipal government and convening stakeholders across sectors.
Cook it. Try it. Like it! is an afterschool program in the Interior Health region that promotes healthy eating habits to students through experiential learning.