Cultivating Entrepreneurs at the Sunshine Coast Food Hub Maker Lab

‘Namgis First Nation to build scalable commercial hydroponic farm

A look inside the Growcer Osiris, a modular hydroponic farm system. Photos courtesy of Growcer

Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations Traditional Food Gathering Event

The Nuu-chah-nulth Traditional Food Gathering event will share traditional food preparation techniques and celebrate cultural heritage through knowledge exchange opportunities. Photos Courtesy of Ahousaht First Nation.

Tiičma Fisheries Aquaculture Logistics Facility

Nawalakw Education and Demonstration Farm Improvement

Commercial Kitchen Investment Strengthens Comox Valley Social Enterprise

Hatch + Hype Initiative – Marketing Local Farms and Agrifood Entrepreneurs

Seafood Business Accelerator for Fishing and Farming Entrepreneurs

Cowichan Food Processing Action Plan

As one of the Island’s top food-producing regions, the Cowichan Valley has been proactive in looking into new and innovative strategies to support and grow the agri-food sector. In 2014, an ICET supported strategy provided recommendations to advance food processing and food security in the region. This led to initiatives such as an Incubator Seed… Continue reading Cowichan Food Processing Action Plan

BC Farmers’ Market Trail

A growing network of small, local food producers, in combination with changing consumer demand is leading to a surge in local farmers’ markets and the agritourism sector in the region. Launched by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets, the BC Farmers’ Market Trail provides maps, itineraries and other information to support trip planning to more… Continue reading BC Farmers’ Market Trail