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 […]
March 24, 2021

A Personal Experience of the Recent “Buttergate” Fiasco

By Andrea Gunner Good quality croissants, warm from the oven, flaky and crisp on the outside, stretchy and elastic on the inside, are one of my favourite treats. Living in rural BC, this treat was not very accessible, certainly not to Paris boulangerie standards, until I learned to make them myself. I […]
February 23, 2021

The Monashee Community Co-op – The Little Co-op That Could

From December through January I played phone tag with Chris Bauman, president of the Monashee Community Co-op (in Lumby) Board of Directors. I gathered, through voice messages at first, that she had exciting news to share! What I can share with you now is not only a good-news story, inside […]
January 28, 2021

Media Release | RDNO Electoral Areas B and C Retain BX Ranchlands

The BX Ranchlands have been purchased by Regional District of North Okanagan electoral areas B and C - a sale that “effectively keeps the parcel in the public’s hands and allows for the opportunity to explore agricultural and educational opportunities."