Extract from the message of IFOAM – Organics International’s president:
“This report shows how the staff and World Board have been working hard to fulfill our mission of leading, uniting and assisting the organic movement in its full diversity.
Organic 3.0 is resonating around the world. People on every continent are engaged in our process of developing our new collective vision for the organic movement. This will be signed off by all of us at our General Assembly in India in 2017.”
Vancouver’s new food insecurity problem as Produce Row threatened
An important produce distribution hub could be lost if the city shifts arterial traffic from Prior and Venables streets to Malkin Avenue
Discovery was invited to take part in a Fair Trade special feature by the Globe and Mail for the month of May this year!
BE A REBEL! – Ugly fruit and vegetables coming to a store near you
As we are gearing up to launch a program to promote imperfect fruits and vegetables, THE PROVINCE sent a reporter who met with Damien, our General Manager.
Read the full article here!
Your New Favourite Mango!
We were pretty excited to receive our first shipment of Peruvian Kent mangos yesterday!
Have a look!
The Annual/Impact report of Fairtrade International and Fairtrade Canada are available and we compiled them for you!
Our impact is your impact! Among other facts and figures, we are thrilled and proud to see that Canada is the fastest growing market for Fairtrade certified products!
“In July, Discovery Organics’ new 20,000 square foot headquarters in East Vancouver was still being prepped for occupation. But Annie Moss, who founded Discovery in 1998 with partner Randy Hooper, could be found wandering through the bare facility, looking like the proverbial kid in the candy store.”
“El Niño occurs when the normal systems of wind and ocean currents in the Pacific collapse – resulting in massive warming and drought throughout much of the tropics and subtropics. Major floods occur in some coastal locations as nearby oceans get warmer. Countries throughout much of Central and South America, Africa, South and South-East Asia and the South Pacific get hotter and dryer. Countries in the temperate regions of North America, Europe and Northern Asia get the reverse, experiencing mostly cooler and wetter conditions.”
As of FRIDAY August 7th, ALL DELIVERIES will go to 880 Malkin Avenue VANCOUVER B.C. V6A 2K6: