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New farmers' market, regulatory changes could give producers much-needed boost

New farmers' market, regulatory changes could give producers much-needed boost

 

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Island Ideal Meats: Meat move aids Island producers

Sticking to the 100-mile diet and the slow food movement just got a little easier for people on southern Vancouver Island with the opening of a new custom meat processing service.

Operating out of the existing abattoir at Valley View Farm, 10 kilometres south of Nanaimo, the Vancouver Island Heritage Foodservice Co-op has opened Island Ideal Meats to kill and process livestock for small Island producers.

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CED Study Bursaries are Available!

$1000 community economic development bursary
Deadline to apply: December 14, 2009

The Canadian CED Network, Coast Capital Savings and the Vancity Community Foundation are pleased to announce applications are being accepted for $1000 bursaries to enroll in Simon Fraser University's Certificate Program for Community Economic Development.

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