The 18th annual BC Food Systems Network Gathering will be July 15 – 17, 2016 in Syilx Territory at the En’owkin Centre near Penticton, BC Each year since 1999 the BC Food Systems Network has gathered somewhere in BC to share knowledge, experience, and wisdom from the grassroots. This annual Gathering is a celebration of our food systems. Gathering together connects and re-energizes some of the amazing people around BC and across Canada working on food security and food sovereignty. The BC Food Systems Network Gathering blends plenaries, workshops, and presentations with unstructured time and space to encourage formal and informal sharing, socializing … Continue reading July 15-17: Syilx Territory – BC Food Systems Network Gathering
We hope you will be able to join us for the 2014 Annual Gathering of the BC Food Systems Network (BCFSN) from June 26-29th in Sorrento, BC. The Network respectfully acknowledges that Sorrento is situated on Indigenous land belonging to the Secwepemc Nation. The theme for this year is “Revisiting our Roots: Honouring our Bio-Cultural Heritage.” Registration for the Gathering is now open!!! Rates include conference registration, accommodation and all meals. We also will provide a full day program for the kids at no extra charge. Kids 4 and under will be welcomed free of charge. Standard accommodation is a 7 bed cabana. Please visit the Sorrento … Continue reading 2014 BCFSN Gathering – Revisiting our Roots: Honouring our Bio-Cultural Heritage
Farmers in BC are saying no to the proposed Bill 24 changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). Please help get the word out and support the movement through social media. Post your #felfie on twitter, instagram and facebook. Hashtag: #farmers4alr #youngagrarians #felfie #notobill24 At a time when the ALR needs proactive changes that would enable more new farmers to access it, the BC Government is opening it up to non-agricultural use by industry. Those of us working on new farmer issues dream of what proactive measures could be taken to have more ALR land farmed. Since BC has the highest … Continue reading Lets get political! Post Your Creative Farmer Selfie: #farmers4alr #felfie
Young agrarians @ BC Food Systems Gathering July 2012. More photos here!