Community News for September 2014

A new business model for food retail

The West End Well is a cooperatively owned grocery store in Ottawa that aims to bring healthy, local foods to the community. The enterprise differs from most organic retail in that it attempts to break the convention of quality foods being accessible only to those of higher incomes.

Sustainability of Small Communities: Why and How October 2nd & 3rd

Taken from the International Sustainability Education Foundation website:

Create a better world for tomorrow: this is the motive driving conversations about sustainability around the globe from international conventions to family dinner tables, from government meetings to our workshop on October 2nd and 3rd in Parksville BC. The task at hand, however, is challenging. It requires the action of a community: all of us!