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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


Bio-intensive farming practices pull carbon from the atmosphere and turn it into deep rich soil. These carbon rich soils have... View Article

Bioregional News3

HARKER’S ORGANICS The Harker family has been growing food in the southern end on the Okanagan Basin since 1886. They... View Article


A good summary of global food guide recommendations for vegetable and fruit daily servings is 6-a-day, 4 vegetables and 2... View Article


Selling what we make in the regions it is produced in, instead of exporting everything, is what we call bioregional.... View Article

High Nutrient Density

HIGH NUTRIENT DENSITY Food with a lot of nutrients per calorie is defined as nutrient dense. Some foods e.g. Garlic,... View Article


BIO-INTENSIVE The European Union defines bio-intensive as eco-functional intensification. The idea is to take a natural process and make it... View Article

Bio-region News

Bio-region News2 – Shushwap Agricultural Strategy Rebecca and Herman are organic farmers in the North Okanagan. They both worked with... View Article