Archive for Month: September

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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