Seasonal produce from various regions of B.C. is easy with organizations like <em><a href="http://www.farmfolkcityfolk.ca/" target="_hplink">Farm Folk, City Folk</a></em> who connect urban citizens to farmers and farmers' markets in their communities. From <a href="http://www.sfam.ca/" target="_hplink">Richmond </a>to <a href="http://ttpsoftware.com/pfmWP/" target="_hplink">Penticton</a>, grazing up and down along market tables loaded with vibrant greens, purples, oranges and reds in shapes and hues foreign from larger grocery chain stockpiles, you can hear some shoppers exclaim excitedly "What is this?!" "What can I do with this?!"
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Jessica Linnay is a writer and vegetarian who likes avocados, open-ended questions and abstract poems. <br> <br> Freelancing for health & wellness and sustainability issues, Jessica comes from a background in journalism for music and the arts, including time with Eco Fashion Week and Hip Hop Canada. She also works in media, events and marketing. <br> <br> Jessica hails from Ottawa but calls Vancouver, B.C. her homebase.
Across the province of B.C., there are environmentally-friendly options for spring break activities -- low impact but highly eco-educational ways for kids to spend their week away from school that don't involve mastering the latest iGadget.
03/10/2013 03:11 EDT
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