Farm Gate Sales Act would allow purchase of animal products from local farms

First Published: November 24, 2009 in by the BC New Democratic PartyVICTORIA— British Columbians will once again be able to purchase fresh meat products from local farmers if a bill introduced in the legislature by New Democrats today is passed. “Even as increasing numbers of British Columbians are looking for local food choices, the centuries-old tradition […]

ENHANCED REGULATIONS SUPPORT LOCAL MEAT SALES

by BC Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport VICTORIA – Amendments to the Province‟s Meat Inspection Regulation (MIR) will create two new categories of licences to better serve British Columbia‟s remote and rural communities. “These new licences will support local producers and processors around the province and will allow us to continue protecting the health […]

Wildflight Farm-Winter Farm Market

Written by Emily McConnell Farm News We’ve had a lot going on around here lately. Louise has started seeding the first trays of onions, leeks, spinach, salad turnips, beets, and lots more. We also spread compost in all our greenhouses, roto-tilled, and direct seeded beds of radishes, spinach and lettuce mix. I have to say […]

The 100 Mile Diet Challenge comes to an end

A group of festive ‘locavores’, or eaters of local food, gathered recently to mark the end of their 100 day, 100 Mile Diet Challenge. This was celebrated with homemade eggnog and hot apple cider, and a range of Christmas treats, from pastries filled with homemade jam to mince tarts made from green tomatoes. They also […]