Linda Geggie

Food trees donated for public spaces in Greater Victoria

Good Food Network and Le Coteau Nursery program will donate 150 fruit trees for Canada’s 150th anniversary

Plant for pollinators this spring

Canada has seen a 25 per cent decline in native bee populations

Building on our rich history of farming

The annual Farmer2Farmer Conference will take place March 2 at the Saanich Fairgrounds

Non-permitted uses threaten Blenkinsop farms

Farmland Protection Coalition organizing petition to ensure that the farmland in the Blenkinsop Valley is stewarded

LOCAL FLAVOUR: Saanich plans for the future of our food

In case you haven’t noticed, the current Saanich council and planning staff are taking food security in the District seriously.

Make local meals a holiday food tradition

Many different cultures and customs have different traditions for their holiday feast

Gift of good food can brighten the holidays

The Gift of Good Food supports families having trouble making ends meet with a biweekly box of fresh fruits and vegetables

Groups restoring Tod Creek Flats

Tod Creek Flats was originally a peat bog and very productive for the Tsartlip First Nations who gathered food and other materials there

Region’s leaders gather for Good Food Summit

The Good Food Summit will be held Nov. 17 at the Ambrosia Centre, 638 Fisgard St.

People challenged to survive on $18 a week

Campaign by Raise the Rates shows that B.C.'s welfare rates in need of first increase since 2007

Community kitchen serves up support

Currently there are over 50,000 people in our region who deal with the stress and challenge of putting enough on the table to eat

Maintaining access to the region’s traditional foods

Shellfish no longer accessible due to year-round blanket closures to harvesting on the shorelines and beaches on the Saanich Peninsula

Back to school means the return of the dreaded ‘lunch box’

A few tips to meet the challenge of getting something nutritious children's lunch boxes that they'll eat

Zucchinis front and centre at weekend’s Saanich Fair

The Saanich Fair is an authentic old time fair celebrating local agriculture held on Sept. 3-5 at the Saanich Fairgrounds

Farm festival features local flavour

Local food in spotlight at North Saanich Food and Farm Festival Aug. 19-21

Youth take active approach to food issues

Youth Food Action Team created an extensive inventory of ways in which young people can get involved in food initiatives in the region

Tree Fruit Project helps share the region’s bounty

First fruit trees were planted on the Saanich Peninsula in the 1880s

Celebrating strawberries and wine

Flavour Trails is a program of seasonal food and farm celebrations and events