Good to Grow is excited to announce a new partnership with BCIT to write a business plan to implement a regional food research and development hub at the Good to Grow lab located in North Vancouver, as part of the Ministry of Agriculture B.C. Food Hub Network initiative. We are thrilled to be chosen alongside our partnership with BCIT as one of six organizations across British Columbia to participate. What does this mean for the growth of Good to Grow? The partnership with BCIT is [...]
Support local, support our clients and buy their food. Nothing tastes better! You’ll find them at craft and farmer’s markets around the Lower Mainland. Here’s a partial list of seasonal goodness: Vancouver Farmers’ Markets Circle Craft Got Craft – a list of various markets around town The Georgia Straight’s roundup (pay attention to Refresh Market in Squamish) In the meantime, our workshops are on hold for the holiday season. Please watch this space in the new year.
Read this and feel good about your contribution! It’s a good reminder of how important food production is to the provincal economy. But it’s not just the numbers. We can produce healthier food. We can be more self sufficient. BC made means less imports. Better environmental sustainability – less transportation equals less fuel, so less emissions. BC-made ensures fair labour practices. You know all this but when you’re jumping another compliance hoop or hoping the bank will ante up for a badly needed new fridge, it’s good to be reminded that [...]