Posts tagged ‘ALR’
- 4.18.17Happy Birthday Agricultural Land Reserve
Next Steps for the ALR: Achieving Food Security for BC
The Agricultural Land Reserve gave British Columbia the potential for food security with two objectives: preserve farmland and encourage farming. Today, the second half of that goal remains unfulfilled. However, a study of the economics of small-scale farming points the […]
- 12.6.16Can Local Agriculture Drive Economic Development?
Surrey Study Shows What is Possible
British Columbians often give several reasons why local food is the best choice for everyone: Locally grown food tastes better, has greater nutritional value, protects the environment, strengthens genetic diversity, and develops the local economy. The last point raises an […]