Category Archives: Food Security

8 Reasons to try the 8-Week Fall Harvest Box

We’re excited to be offering a taste of Alberta’s bountiful fall crops with our 8-Week Fall Harvest Box Program, which runs from August 27 to October 19.  Are you unsure about joining the 8-Week Fall program? Let us help you decide! Here are 8 reasons why we think the Fall program is the right fit… Read More »

Food System Collapse – Guest Blog Post

This is a post from Rob Avis – Verge Permaculture. It hit home on exactly all the points that we at YYC Growers strive towards. This week I was interviewed by the local newspaper, The Calgary Herald, about the rising cost of food and systemic problems within the food system. The reporter wanted to know… Read More »

Food Security for Calgary

One of YYC Growers and Distributors main reason for existence is to help out Calgary with Food Security. This term means different things to different people but the main focus of of Food Security is to ensure our dependency on large scale agriculture starts to diminish. There is so much arable land in and around… Read More »