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Agricultural education in B.C. lower-mainland blossoms

TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — After years working clerical jobs, Janine van Farn is approaching her dream of becoming a farmer. She completed agriculture studies in 2017 at the Tsawwassen Farm School through Kwantlen Polytechnic University and joined a business incubator program onsite to practice what she learned during the eight-month-long...

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Just peachy: Bob’s Fruit Stand is still pumping out fresh B.C. produce

‘It’s kind of more of an old fashioned-style business,’ says fruit stand owner. Owner Bruce Reid and his mother Fran Reid are pictured at their store Bob’s Fruit Stand in North Vancouver, B.C. (Ben Nelms/CBC) In North Vancouver’s Delbrook neighbourhood, Bob’s Fruit Stand is still standing. From May until...

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Spring Golf Tournament

The tournaments provide sponsors with timely opportunities to promote their brand, services and products.  The golf courses – from tee boxes to putting greens – have become a buffet feast.  Producers, growers, and importers have seized the chance to demo their tasty treats to buyers, distributors, retailers and wholesalers. The 144 golfers attending the tournaments...

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A Message from Flats Arterial Community Panel

A Message from Flats Arterial Community Panel: On Saturday, the Flats Arterial Community Panel recommended the route for a new east-west grade-separated arterial that they believe best meets the needs of the neighbourhood, city and region. In a ranked choice vote/instant runoff process, the National-Charles option was selected as...

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Food Safety

Food safety means knowing how to avoid the spread of bacteria when you’re buying, preparing, and storing food. Check out how to handle food safely to prevent foodborne illnesses. Why Food Safety Matters Food that hasn’t been prepared safely may contain bacteria like E. coli. Unsafe food can also spread...

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