Latest Posts


Water is the most important critical material needed for growing food. Orchards takes millions of gallons of water for each... View Article

Community Partners

Urban farmers need community partners to be successful. The most important community partners are landowners with small urban lots they... View Article

Urban Farmers

Young urban farmers use intensive biological practices to grow highly valued vegetables for direct sales to consumers. Under-used parcels of... View Article

Things Change

We are going to pause introducing you to organic operators in the Thompson – Okanagan. Instead, we are going to... View Article

Help the Economy

Where you buy your daily servings every week has a big impact on the Canadian economy. The numbers show only... View Article

Help the Planet

Organic farming uses beneficial farming practices to support the microbes that build healthy soil. Building healthy soil means capturing carbon... View Article

Help Yourself

Each day you help yourself with the daily servings you eat. These small decisions either build your health or help... View Article

Slow Money

Is Slow Money a way for people to invest in organic food? Consumers need a safe place to put there... View Article

Bio-Region NEWS4

Vale Farms The good people and cattle at Vale Farms are part of the solution to fighting climate change. Their... View Article

Local Food Paradox

What is keeping organic supply in BC from rising to meet strong demand? The local food paradox is strong demand... View Article

Municipal Partners

Municipal governments could be allies to small urban farmers to create win-win partnerships. Many of these small businesses could develop... View Article

School Food Program

School Food programs are effective at reducing the negative impacts of poverty on children. A January 2009 study, A National... View Article