This powerful annual conference about Indigenous food has built relationships between generations and between communities across Vancouver Island.Read More
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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 association of agricultural landowners in British Columbia says it’s concerned by the provincial government’s proposal to limit the size of new homes being built Agricultural Land Reserve properties. Source: CTV News | November 20, 2018Read More
“Our goal is to create opportunities for people with land and people looking for land to connect with each other,” says Young Agrarians Land Program Manager Darcy Smith. Source: Vernon Morning Star | October 9, 2018Read More
A new BC legislation that was introduced on Monday could ensure B.C.’s agricultural land maintains its intended use. Source: Creston Valley Advance | November 22, 2018Read More
A townhouse development at Tsawwassen Springs has been blocked after a decision by the Agricultural Land Commission. Source: Vancouver Courier | October 29, 2018Read More