It seems it's time to bring you up to speed on a few openings and an annual general meeting that might be worth adding to your calendar.
In any vote for the most popular food crop, tomatoes would win every time-and if you can keep their foliage dry and give them lots of warmth, food, water and sun, they're easy to grow and very productive.
Local farmers are feeling the sting as a shortage of honeybee hives seems poised to hurt their crops this coming season.
THE season of the garden is in full swing and as spring wanders along people are busily planting their gardens to provide interest, fragrance and flavour.
A Sto: lo woman's nine-year fight over a few hundred sockeye salmon has ended with an absolute discharge and a payout for most of the fish confiscated.
Sixty five years and still going strong. As the town changes, Bruce's Country Market changes with it and Ryan McEachren said he is "excited" to be working at Bruce's.
The ocean has been overfished. The forests are being taken over by technology with many loggers losing their jobs.
Abbotsford Mission Times asked candidates in four local ridings to respond to the following: What do you see as the 2 - 3 most important issues in your riding? What would you do about it? We'll run the responses over four issues. This is Part 3. This riding has seven candidates. To see the remaining two candidates, turn to page A4. You can see all candidates profiles at www.abbotsfordtimes.com.
FOUR candidates in the West Vancouver-Sea to Sky riding answered questions from a small crowd of about 60 at an all-candidates meeting held at the Kay Meek Centre on Sunday.
Agriculture in Delta has always been a big issue come election time, so it's no surprise all three Delta South candidates are pledging their support for the farming community.
Filmmaker Jocelyn Demers will be presenting his new documentary on sustainable beekeeping at the Tsawwassen Library next week.
In a creative effort to encourage multigenerational meal preparation, the B.C. Ministry of Health and the B.C. Dairy Foundation are co-sponsoring a video contest this spring and Burnaby residents are invited to participate.
The Delta/Richmond chapter of the Council of Canadians will host filmmaker Twyla Roscovich for a showing of her groundbreaking new production: Salmon Confidential. The film documents the government cover up of what's killing B.C.'s wild salmon.
The more I learn about the dairy industry, the less I want it promoted in our schools.
Whatever happened to corporate responsibility and common sense? While walking the dike off of Neeves Road (east of the second bridge), I noticed the waterway opposite the Alouette River at the end of the dike is strewn with garbage from the adjoining cranberry field.
A gorgeous green space in the city is more than just a pretty face. It's good for the environment and public health. The air purification that green spaces provide is especially important in urban areas where asthma and other breathing disorders are more prevalent. In fact, 12 million tons of dust, soil and other air pollutants are trapped by green space every year.
Two food producers from the community have received funding from the provincial Ministry of Agriculture to help promote their local products.
The Earthwise Society is offering South Delta residents a unique opportunity to enjoy a "10-mile diet" through its organic Community Supported Agriculture program.
Re: Fisheries changes motivated by oil and pipelines, says MP, Times, April 4.