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B.C. to develop new food hub in Summerland

The Government of B.C. will invest $800,000 over two years in a new Okanagan Food and Innovation Hub, set to open in summer 2024, growing the B.C. Food Hub Network to 13 facilities.

Freshbay to launch geothermal-powered CEA facility in Alberta

The project will use vertical farming technologies, greenhouses, and scientific horticulture procedures to grow herbs, strawberries and tropical fruits year-round in remote regions.

IWCA 2023 nominations now open!

Nominate an outstanding woman in Canadian ag before March 31. Since 2020, we’ve celebrated the achievements of women in Canada’s agriculture industry through the program.
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The Food Lover’s Garden

Grow it, cook it, eat it! From the vegetable patch to the dinner table.

Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden offerings at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality veg and fragrant herbs, and looking to have some control over where your food comes from but never planted a seed in your life?

Foodie meets gardener in this deliciously accessible, easy-to-use guide to growing, cooking, and preserving twenty-some popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs. Taking the budding gardener from planting, growing and harvesting, to preparation of delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals, this book is a celebration of food in all its stages.

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Featured News 

Plastic-wrapped sustainability

A major value of organics is the production of food in a sustainable, environmentally friendly manner. For an organic farmer to go through the process of obtaining certification and following organic regulations only to end up packaging their product in layers of plastic seems counterproductive. » Read more...

Podcast: Biological basics with Vineland’s Rose Buitenhuis

Buitenhuis, senior research scientist, biological control, at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland, Ont., joins editor Alex Barnard to break down what biologicals are and discuss some of the research being conducted at Vineland on biological controls, as well as what to know or consider when using a biological product. » Read more...
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