Episode 25

Link to listen: https://InstantTeleseminar.com/Events/127025859 (Air date: June 29, 2021)

Title: Building a Community Food System

Guest: Craig Evans, activist and community food system advocate

Description: In this episode, we speak with Craig Evans, an activist who has been working on community food systems for over 35 years. We talk about the various organizations Craig has started including Nanaimo Community Garden Society, Growing Opportunities Co-op, Farmship Growers Co-op, and Nanaimo Foodshare. We also discuss his work with the BC Farmland Trust (Foodlands Co-op), how to build a community food system, and what he loves to do in his spare time.


Website for Nanaimo Foodshare: https://nanaimofoodshare.ca

Website for Farmship Growers Co-op: http://www.farmship.ca/

Growing Opportunities Farm Co-op: http://facebook.com/growing-Opportunities-Farm-Community-Co-op-154403288071749/

Website for Nanaimo Community Garden Society: https://nanaimocommunitygardens.ca/

BC Farmlands Trust (Foodlands Co-operative of BC): https://www.foodlands.org/farmland-trusts/

Book – “The One Straw Revolution”: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/976905.The_One_Straw_Revolution

Website – “The One Straw Revolution”: https://onestrawrevolutionnet.wordpress.com/