. Section Editor: Mary P Brooke, B.Sc. (Foods & Nutrition).
. Only about 3% of Vancouver Island food supply is grown on the island.
. STUBBORN INFLATION: Grocery affordability is insecure, though local grocery stores say they’re doing what they can for customer affordability. | FOOD BANKS started decades ago as an emergency safety net. Now they’re mainstream enterprises, relied upon by some folks for survival. | BASIC LIVABLE INCOME would be a significant measure to help with food security in Canada. | GROW YOUR OWN:Grow some veggies at home where you can.
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