A Lantzville Couple’s Fight for the Right to Grow Food

“You have 90 days to cease all agricultural activity…” read the letter from the Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN), on behalf of the District of Lantzville. “Your property is zoned Residential 1, which allows residential use and Home Based Business only.” With the subsequent public outcry and media storm across Canada, we’ve witnessed how important […]

Local Food Manifesto

The industrial revolution drove people off farmland and concentrated them in cities. Farmers became factory workers: disconnected from land and food source. The geographical, social and cultural gap between farm and consumer widened over the years and has created an entire generation of people who don’t understand the consequences to our health, economy and environment. […]