Linda Geggie

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable and can be reached at lgeggie@cfair.ca.

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

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable and can be reached at lgeggie@cfair.ca.
Linda Geggie is the executive director with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable and can be reached at lgeggie@cfair.ca.

Plant for pollinators this spring

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

Linda Geggie is the executive director with the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable and can be reached at lgeggie@cfair.ca.
The annual Farmer2Farmer Conference will take place March 2 at the Saanich Fairgrounds.

Building on our rich history of farming

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

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

The Gift of Good Food is a way to support families having a hard time making ends meet throughout the year with a biweekly box of fresh fruits and vegetables.

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

The Gift of Good Food is a way to support families having a hard time making ends meet throughout the year with a biweekly box of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Members of Peninsula Streams  and the Tod Creek Watershed Society and their partners work to restore and revitalize Tod Creek Flats.

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

Members of Peninsula Streams  and the Tod Creek Watershed Society and their partners work to restore and revitalize Tod Creek Flats.
The Good Food Summit will be held Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ambrosia Centre

Region’s leaders gather for Good Food Summit

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

The Good Food Summit will be held Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ambrosia Centre

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

Lunch boxes look fun on the outside but what goes inside can cause considerable stress for parents.

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

Lunch boxes look fun on the outside but what goes inside can cause considerable stress for parents.
The Zucchini 500 Races are one of the highlights of the Saanich Fair

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

The Zucchini 500 Races are one of the highlights of the Saanich Fair
North Saanich Food and Farm Festival is the place you want to be Aug. 19-21.

Farm festival features local flavour

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

North Saanich Food and Farm Festival is the place you want to be Aug. 19-21.
The Youth Food Action Team gives passionate young people the opportunity to participate in hands-on projects and share both food issues and solutions with others.

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

The Youth Food Action Team gives passionate young people the opportunity to participate in hands-on projects and share both food issues and solutions with others.
Nate Rosenstock is a volunteer on LifeCycles Fruit Tree Project.

Tree Fruit Project helps share the region’s bounty

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

Nate Rosenstock is a volunteer on LifeCycles Fruit Tree Project.
Flavour Trails is a program of seasonal food and farm celebrations and events

Celebrating strawberries and wine

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

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