Three Richmond organizations received part of a $1-million grant from VanCity to help build a sustainable local food system.
The Farm to School: Scaling Up project across Metro Vancouver will use its $37,000 to
expand and establish new programs in Richmond and Langley, while $62,400 went to the Richmond Food Security Society's Farm Fresh Project.
Metro Vancouver City Farms Co-op received $25,000 to respond to develop infrastructure that combines distribution, cooling and storage.
New duo performs Steveston Folk Guild presents Hokum Steamers at the Britannia Heritage Shipyard, 5180 Westwater
Dr, this Thursday, Aug. 15. After playing separately for more than 45 years, Mike Ballantyne and Rick Van Krugel have joined forces to form a vibrant and dynamic ragtime blues duo. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $8 at the door. Visit www.stevestonfolk. net or email/text Dave to reserve a seat at email@example.com or 604-715-9294.
Salmon Row opens The popular Salmon Row opens on Thursday, Aug. 15 at Britannia Heritage Shipyard, 5180 Westwater Dr. Watch a multicultural cast of 31 actors and musicians tell compelling stories about the Steveston's fishing history. The show runs until Sunday, Sept. 1. Call 604-276-4000 or visit www.richmond.ca.
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