Connecting People to Local Food

Exploration of Farmland Trusts

A review of the "Findings Report: Exploring Farm and Food Lands Access in the CRD - A Local Government Farmland Trust Approach" will be presented to Council on December 12, 2016.  The "Findings Report" was prepared by the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable (CRFAIR).


There are a variety of ways to find and buy locally grown food.  Find farmers markets, the “Farm Fresh” directory and other links to local products.

BC Farms & Food  is an online magazine about local food and farming in British Columbia and is the home of a searchable map for Vancouver Island Farms & Food.  Topics covered on the website include sustainable farming, organic gardening. seasonal local foods, cooking, recipes, health benefits of food and herbs, green technology, and practical skills for greater food self reliance.