Whatever happened to corporate responsibility and common sense? While walking the dike off of Neeves Road (east of the second bridge), I noticed the waterway opposite the Alouette River at the end of the dike is strewn with garbage from the adjoining cranberry field.
A gorgeous green space in the city is more than just a pretty face. It's good for the environment and public health. The air purification that green spaces provide is especially important in urban areas where asthma and other breathing disorders are more prevalent. In fact, 12 million tons of dust, soil and other air pollutants are trapped by green space every year.
Two food producers from the community have received funding from the provincial Ministry of Agriculture to help promote their local products.
If Mr. Brenan [GM assertions out of place, Mar. 12 Letters, Langley Advance] does not like Wally Martin's comparison of GMO thalidomide [Stop genetic modifications, Feb. 12 Letters, Advance], that is fine.
I attended the townhall meeting about bird scare cannons used mainly in blueberry fields, and found your online article lacking [Calls for bird cannon solution, Jan. 18, www. langleyadvance.com]. Yes, two dozen or so people got up and spoke against the use of cannons, but there was no mention that more than 100 people there opposed cannon use.
Portable snack options help prevent crashing or giving in to poor food choices no matter where you are. Try out these tricks courtesy of the Almond Board of California:
t has been 25 years in the making, but apple lovers have a new variety to sink their teeth into.
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With the arrival of apple season and fall fairs, the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) is reminding people that unpasteurized apple juice and cider can sometimes be contaminated with harmful bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella.
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That's what pumpkin growers across B.C. hoped for during the summer months.
Given the history of hops growing in Chilliwack and Agassiz, a local craft beer festival might seem like bringing coals to Newcastle.
Pitt Meadows farmer Steve Aujla is the first to admit that farmers like to whine about the weather.
Two Abbotsford men who were arrested after police seized more than 40 kilograms of cocaine in a berry field near the Canada-U.S. border have each been sentenced to five and a half years in prison.
A soggy spring gave way to a glorious summer and golden fall and now Abbotsford farmers are reaping the reward.
On its own, a visit to the Fort Wine Company can be interesting, but during this year's Cranberry Festival, staff of the fruit vintner has planned a full-on celebration of the tart and tasty fruit.
Garden centres and plant nurseries often advertise when it's time to lime. Dolomite lime is advertised as an inexpensive way to make the soil in your garden less acidic.
In Thursday's Times the headline above the turn for 'Marion's Mission' (pg. A7) read 'First World War had significant impact on Mission's Japanese strawberry growers' when in fact the headline should have begun with 'Second World War'. We apologize for any confusion.
PUBLIC consultations are set to begin this week on a proposed $120-million expansion to Richardson International's grain-handling terminal along North Vancouver's Low Level Road.