UBC expert makes the case for eating insectsUBC Land and Food Systems researcher Yasmin Akhtar says bugs are nutritious, sustainable and delicious. At an insect-tasting event and lecture September 26, she’ll serve up crickets and other bugs that she says aren’t hard to swallow.
Globe and Mail: Campus eating beyond fast food or the meal plan
Borrowing the Farm
Posted: October 16, 2014 | Keywords:Young BC farmers who don’t own land and don’t have enough money to buy a farm are finding creative ways to get their hands on the acreage they need.
Vancouver Sun: B.C.’s dairy farmers milk genomics to thin the herd
The Tyee: ‘Food Doesn’t Come from a Grocery Store’
CBC News: Exotic snakes, lizards being abandoned in B.C.
Vancouver Sun: California drought pushes local food prices higher
The Globe and Mail: Without national strategy, local food producers struggle to stem Canada’s growing hunger problem
Penticton Western News: AgSci alum Barkwill wants a seat on Summerland council
Posted: October 7, 2014 | Keywords: alumniWith a background in business and agriculture, Richard Barkwill believes he can help the community grow by earning a seat on council.