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Meet Caroline Fric, a farmer braving the pandemic

Growing food is an act of love. That’s what we notice when we hear Caroline Fric describe her work. Caroline is the co-owner of Golden Greens Farm, a two-acre land in the Cowichan Valley. Growing food has taught me absolutely everything, all of my weaknesses and my...

COVID-19: The value of volunteers in times of crisis

A regular week for the farmers of Cowichan Valley Co-operative Marketplace would see an average of 30 orders placed through their system. When COVID-19 hit British Columbia and the restrictions were put in place affecting farmer’s markets and restaurants, the CVCM...

COVID-19: Recyclists join the support to Cowichan farmers

Even before being a co-owner of the Cowichan Recyclists — a bike-based recycling pickup company in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia — Erin Ward (photo) was their fan. The Recyclists help Cowichan ride the road to zero waste. Erin and her partner Patrick Devlin...
Meet Caroline Fric, a farmer braving the pandemic
Meet Caroline Fric, a farmer braving the pandemic

Growing food is an act of love. That’s what we notice when we hear Caroline Fric describe her work. Caroline is the co-owner of Golden Greens Farm, a two-acre land in the Cowichan Valley. Growing food has taught me absolutely everything, all of my weaknesses and my...

COVID-19: The value of volunteers in times of crisis
COVID-19: The value of volunteers in times of crisis

A regular week for the farmers of Cowichan Valley Co-operative Marketplace would see an average of 30 orders placed through their system. When COVID-19 hit British Columbia and the restrictions were put in place affecting farmer’s markets and restaurants, the CVCM...

COVID-19: Recyclists join the support to Cowichan farmers
COVID-19: Recyclists join the support to Cowichan farmers

Even before being a co-owner of the Cowichan Recyclists — a bike-based recycling pickup company in the Cowichan Valley, British Columbia — Erin Ward (photo) was their fan. The Recyclists help Cowichan ride the road to zero waste. Erin and her partner Patrick Devlin...

Women’s Day: building skills brings financial independence
Women’s Day: building skills brings financial independence

International Women’s Day embraces the idea that equality is not a women’s issue, but a business issue because gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive. Community Evolution Foundation believes in the power of communities to create positive...

Women’s Day: mutual support helps fight for equality
Women’s Day: mutual support helps fight for equality

Women inspire all of us 365 days a year, but we still need a date to celebrate our existence (and, for some of us, our survival). Despite the significant changes in how we think about women’s equality, we have a long way to go. That’s why International Women’s Day...

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