The One Straw Blog

  • All
  • Local Food
  • News

Local Foodbox Program 2022, food prices & global inflation

Oct 30, 2022 This summer, we packed up almost 2,000 boxes of food at One Tiny Farm in Roberts Creek, from ten different local farms, and booted around in our cute Tiny Truck to pickup hubs in Gibsons, Sechelt, and Halfmoon Bay. It was amazing overall, especially considering the huge growth again this year, but there’s […]

A letter to our new Government officials on the Coast

Nov 3, 2022 To our local directors of the SCRD, and to the new mayors of Sechelt and Gibsons, This is a joint letter from Sunshine Coast Community Services Society and One Straw Society, as active organizations involved with food security and food systems development on the Sunshine Coast. We are dedicated to nurturing the […]

September 2022 update

This summer, I met with ten local farmers and left many fighting a lump in my throat. More than half are talking about getting out of farming. Fires, floods, wars, broken supply chains, pandemics, trade agreements, and inflation all threaten local, healthy and sustainable food. Gas prices have meant they think twice about starting up […]