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Farm Development & Supporting Local

Farm Development & Supporting Local

Challenges Fresh food to market – distribution challenging / processing in Island challenging High land costs Older farm owners dominant / succession issues / aging out with huge debt / how do young farmers get involved High cost of labour / limited labour pool...
Farm Development & Supporting Local

Shop Local Food – Coming of Age

Panelists Adam Olsen – MLA – Saanich North & the Islands Lindsay Dault – Partner / Owner – Country Bee Honey Farm Steve Duck – CEO – TIDES Group Policy & Governance Adam Olsen reviews the background to the ALR designation...
Damali Lavender & Winery

Damali Lavender & Winery

Damali Lavender & Winery Cowichan Valley – August 2020 With the pandemic in Phase 2 we have started to venture out and explore Vancouver Island. One the best things about Vancouver Island is there is always something amazing on the way to where you are...
Agri-Tourism on the Peninsula

Agri-Tourism on the Peninsula

We chat with Steve Duck of the TIDES Group, a Business Management Company. We chat about food security & sustainability We discuss branding Peninsula Agri-Tourism as the “Tuscany of Canada” We chat about North Saanich’s “Flavour...