This powerful annual conference about Indigenous food has built relationships between generations and between communities across Vancouver Island.Read More
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Now on Agriculture Minister Lana Popham’s desk for review, a final report by a committee looking into revitalizing the Agricultural Land Reserve, as well as the commission overseeing it, is expected to have some wide-sweeping recommendations. Source: Delta Optimist | March 11, 2019Read More
According to the government, the regulations will enhance food security and encourage farming on ALR land. Source: CBC News | February 23, 2019Read More
This year’s BC Food Systems Network (BCFSN) Gathering brought together 123 participants, plus children, to the En’owkin Centre on Syilx land near Penticton, BC. The theme of this year’s gathering, the network’s 18th annual, was Reconciling Cultures and Re-connecting Foodscapes and marked the 10th anniversary of the Working Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty.
The Gathering was an opportunity for various cultures to come together with the Syilx and other Indigenous people to explore what it means to truly reconcile with the first peoples and to honour the lands and waters that are so vital to our food systems and community well-being.Read More
An application to include 47.4 hectares of Airport Reserve Lands in the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) was approved by City of Powell River at its regular council meeting on Thursday, February 7. Source: Powell River Peak | February 14, 2019Read More
LEGISLATION has been introduced to strengthen the independence of the Agricultural Land Commission (ALC), so it can better fulfill its mandate of preserving the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR), while encouraging farming and ranching within British Columbia. Source: Voice Online | March 7, 2019Read More