September 21, 2021

Recording: 2021 North Okanagan-Shuswap Online Food Forum

On Sept. 17th, we hosted the 2021 Eat Think Vote: North Okanagan Online Food Forum. The event featured four out of five federal candidates, as well as panelists representing agriculture, Indigenous and food insecurity perspectives. We had a great turnout, with 42 participants (including candidates and panelists). And, we made […]
July 28, 2021

Our Farms – Hammered by Heat and Drought

Climate change has been a part of the L2T conversation since the start of the food system network. Conversations have taken a tone that is future tense, asking: how will farmers in our regions be affected by climate change? And certainly water access goes hand-in-hand with climate change, and you […]
June 30, 2021

L2T Network Spotlight – Okanagan Mobile Juicing

For Kristen Trovato of Okanagan Mobile Juicing, “every apple counts.” Mobile Juicing began in 2012 when Kristen (then landscaper who wanted to start her own business) and partner Remo saw mobile juicing as a win-win-win for local producers, retailers and herself as a new business in service to the agri-sector. […]
May 27, 2021

L2T Network Spotlight – Wise Woman Seeds

Sarah Bradshaw – Wise Woman Seeds “If you want to control something, control its food!” For Sarah Bradshaw of Wise Woman Seeds, this perspective coincides with a strong sense of justice she has held since childhood. Saving, swapping and now growing and selling seeds grew from the environmental justice and […]
April 22, 2021

L2T Network Spotlight – Curlew Orchard

Patrick Ling-Allen – Curlew Orchard in the BX area of Vernon My background is stewardship and environmental engagement. When we moved back to Vernon with kids I decided it was time to get hands off the computer and in the dirt to manage a piece of our own land. From […]
April 22, 2021

Did You Know That Land to Table is Three Years Old?

Well, actually that’s not entirely correct. The founders of L2T first met in 2015 and held the first forum in 2018. But L2T has had a paid Coordinator (me — Liz) for three years. That’s no small thing for a new network.  When I started in April 2018 I was […]