'Food Footprint' series: Exploring Richmond's local food systems and urban agriculture

Last week, Kwantlen Polytechnic University hosted the international conference Place-Based Food Systems 2018: Making the Case, Making It Happen. Bringing together academic and community leaders, the conference explored ideas on how “ecological, economic and social capital” can help grow local food networks. In other words, how do we, in Richmond, go from thinking sustainably, to living sustainably?

A local food system defined by us all

If Richmond is to orient itself toward a sustainable, local food network it must recognize the tastes and values of each culture that makes its home here, as well as recognize the needs of people . . .

10th annual Richmond Garlic Festival this Sunday

It is only a few more days until The Sharing Farm’s annual Garlic Festival and things are getting busy on the farm. It’s our 10th anniversary this year, so things are even bigger and better than . . .

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