A small community in Nova Scotia is implementing a new plan to help bring farmers and consumers together.  The Centre Burlington community has created a new program where consumers can buy annual shares in famers harvest and receive fresh produce in return. These new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) projects are appearing all over Canada. Red Fox Farms located in Centre …

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The City Council has finalized the bylaw to allow homeowners in Vancouver to raise chickens in their backyards.  The Council has set certain guidelines on the personal ownership of these hen houses. “Bird enclosures must be one metre from the property line and three metres from the nearest door or window.” Another important part of the new zoning bylaw is …

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 The healthy living policy was developed in 2008, as a set of guidelines for food policy in daycare centres.  The PEI Healthy Eating Alliance has been waiting for the past two years for the set of guidelines to come into effect.  The policy is not only aimed at changing the food, it also covers physical activity recommendations for daycares. The …

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