• ‘Island Good’ s...

    “There is lots of heart and soul in what goes into growing food on Vancouver Island… you grew up here…so why not eat what is grown on the island” – John Paul Fraser, executive director of the BC Salmon Farmers Association. By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews Some years ago, the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) decided […]

    Summit to showc...

    Vancouver Island ’s economic prowess and potential go on display at summit in Nanaimo By SeaWestNews From aquaculture to cannabis to Indigenous tourism, Vancouver Island’s economic prowess and potential will be showcased this week at a summit to be held in Nanaimo. Taking place October 24th and 25th, the summit organized by the Vancouver Island […]
  • Sustainability ...

    Sustainability is becoming one of the most important factors to consider when buying any of our food, but specifically in this case our salmon. By Ana Roman SeaWestNews According to a recent article by the BBC, “… more than 55% of the world’s oceans are subject to industrial exploitation. In addition, “By area, fishing’s footprint […]

    Vancouver Islan...

    New campaign to showcase food, fish and everything else grown or made on Vancouver Island By Samantha McLeod SeaWestNews The Vancouver Island Economic Alliance (VIEA) has launched a new initiative aimed at increasing the strength of the local food economy. Titled ‘Island Good,’ it will run March through mid-September in Country Grocer, Thrifty Foods, 49th […]
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