Stolen Watershed: Your Water, Your Life.

Several hundred island residents attended a forum May 30th in Nanaimo to discuss, share and learn about our world’s water crisis, the results of privatization in other countries and how to act locally to protect our own watersheds.   The weekend forum was organized and co-ordinated by the Vancouver Island Water Watch Coalition, in conjunction […]

Farmers’ Market Q & A

Q: Why shop at farmers’ markets?  A: Only decades ago, 90% of Canadians were involved in agriculture, now it is less than 4%. Farmers’ markets reconnect people to farmers and farming, soil, land, water, animals and ultimately where their food comes from. They are also a key element of relocalizing the economy and ‘transition towns’.  […]