Social enterprise looks to spread cold-climate food foresting across Western Canada
Monday May 13, 2013
Farming has never been a big industry in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia, which is known mostly for ranching. But Michelle Heinz knows during the winter months when the highway passes close due to snow and white-out conditions, fresh food in the grocery store can become scarce.
Once again this year, Brookfield Johnson Controls joins a global movement to celebrate and educate people about the Earth, but is expanding its previous, one-day observance of Earth Day to a whole week’s worth of activities from April 22-26.