Farmland and Food Security
A new NASA-funded study that predicts the utter collapse of human civilization will be difficult to avoid without a major course correction.
Read this Jan. 16 story from the New Scientist on the growth of vertical farming around the world. URBAN warehouses, derelict buildings and high-rises are the last places you’d expect to find the seeds of a green revolut...
The panel reviewing the Site C dam proposal has reversed an earlier decision and is now asking BC’s Agricultural Land Commission for input on a project that could drown thousands of hectares of farmland.
Peace Valley’s “extraordinary” farmland could feed a million people, agrologists tell Site C Dam review
Two top agrologists make a compelling case for saving the "extraordinary" farmland of the Peace Valley.
Ex-Agriculture Minister Corky Evans calls on British Columbians to speak up for farmland and the ALR before this world-renowned food security protection is plowed under by the Clark Government.
A new study at UNBC is digging into the way BC farmland is managed. Lead researcher David Connell says developers are trumping efforts to preserve the province's food security.
Northeast BC landowner Terry McLeod has built part of a rodeo ground on his agricultural property near Fort St. John, BC, in contravention of a recent ruling.
IntegrityBC says Agriculture Minister Pat Pimm should resign for meddling in a Land Commission hearing.
Delta council has approved the controversial Southlands development in Tsawwassen, but the 30-year-old battle is far from over as the project's opponents are already lobbying the Metro Vancouver board to reject it.
Farmland advocates - from the Cattlemen's Association to the NDP Opposition and the founder of the Agricultural Land Reserve - are decrying a leaked strategy to gut protections for agricultural land in BC.