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Update from Southern Vancouver Island: Regional Food and Farmland Trust

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 04, 2019 2 Comments

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An update from the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiative Roundtable (CRFAIR) This spring the Capital Regional District (CRD) completed a Foodlands Access Program Feasibility Study (‘the Study’), the completion of which was recommended in the Regional Food and Agriculture Strategy. The purpose of the Study was to determine the best way to increase farmers’ access to land in the CRD. With input from new and established farmers, non-profits, existing incubator farm programs, local farmland trusts and local/provincial government representatives, the Study examined seven land access tools. One strategy is to create a local government supported, Regional Food and Farmland … Continue reading Update from Southern Vancouver Island: Regional Food and Farmland Trust

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – District of Saanich, Part-Time Agriculture and Food Security Planner

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 28, 2019

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The District of Saanich is seeking a part-time temporary Agriculture and Food Security Planner!   About the District of Saanich The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning. Job Tasks Saanich is seeking an Agriculture and Food Security Planner to spearhead the implementation of District’s recently adopted Agriculture and Food Security Plan.  The successful … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – District of Saanich, Part-Time Agriculture and Food Security Planner