Lack of security: why Vancouver Island food production is on the decline
Vancouver Island boasts ideal conditions for growing a variety of food. We have a mild climate, plenty of water and lots of arable land. Yet over...
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Comox Valley cheese-makers are Island Good
Grocery program showcases local flavours Natural, locally crafted goodness from the Island – it’s a principle deliciously served up by the Comox Valley’s Natural Pastures Cheese...
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Portofino bakes up local goodness from farm to table
Grocery program showcases all that’s Island Good   Local, natural and sustainable. It’s a winning combination for Victoria’s Portofino Bakery. What started in Broadmead Village Shopping...
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Alberni Valley pork products are Island Good
Grocery program showcases local flavours When the local farming industry changed, Port Alberni’s Hertel’s Meats changed with it, and Islanders are savouring the results. Hertel’s roots...
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Island Good program introduces new way to identify local food
Quality Foods is amongst the four stores involved in the program to help shoppers buy locally Buying Vancouver Island products at the grocery store just got...
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Island Good campaign aims to promote local food
Vancouver Island Economic Alliance pilot project runs until September Vancouver Island Economic Alliance is testing the waters on a buy local initiative. The alliance has launched...
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Island grocers collaborate on new local food awareness initiative
The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance today launches a new initiative aimed at increasing the strength of the local food economy. Titled Island Good, it will run...
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Island Good program makes it easier to shop locally
New labelling initiative to be tested in grocery stores   Starting this week, grocery shoppers across the Island will have a better sense of where their...
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