• Oct
  • 05
  • 2015

Marine Harvest Canada first to complete BAP group farm pilot

Marine Harvest Canada has successfully attained BAP certification for 11 farm sites along the B.C. coast, the first set of sites to earn BAP certification under the group farm pilot program developed by the Global Aquaculture Alliance.

  • Sep
  • 29
  • 2015

Creating Healthy Delicious Dishes by Chef Trevor Randle

As the Chef for the BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation and the Chef Instructor at Maple Ridge Secondary School, I am committed to creating delicious, healthy dishes that not only celebrate B.C.’s agriculture, but are also very easy to prepare.

  • Sep
  • 23
  • 2015

Creative Salmon helps restore their neighborhood creek

With the help of Creative Salmon, Central Westcoast Forest Society is working to reverse decades of logging damage to Coho Creek.

  • Sep
  • 15
  • 2015

Chef Brian Smith Talks About the Importance of Educating Kids on Fresh Local Foods

Some have painted boxes embellished with action heroes, while others simply bring the iconic brown paper bag however, it’s not so much what your kid brings their lunch in that’s important, but rather what’s in it. Statistics from the Canadian Childhood Obesity Foundation show that obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. One program in BC wants to change that.

  • Aug
  • 28
  • 2015

Water-Smart Food

It’s been around for centuries, but only recently has this technology garnered renewed attention in both commercial and research sectors. Aquaponics, a type of integrated food production system, is a method of growing fish and plants in the same water. What makes aquaponics special? These fully contained, 100% re-circulating water systems set the standard for maximizing local water resources.