Craig Sorochan

Dave Grove of Royal Bay Bakery stands in his garden at his home. He grows herbs

Colwood baker the king of green

Royal Bay Bakery has efficient building, focuses on local ingredients

Dave Grove of Royal Bay Bakery stands in his garden at his home. He grows herbs
As part of the green certification of his business

Greening up your commute

Local business helping sustainability in the region in more ways than one

As part of the green certification of his business
Olympic View Golf Club sales and event manager Ken Langdon holds a tray of fresh organic produce that will make its way into meals at Forester’s Bistro and Bar. The organic menu ingredients were one of the steps taken that helped the restaurant achieve gold level status from the Vancouver Island Green Business Certification program.

GREEN BIZ COLUMN: Champions on and off the course

West Shore golf club working towards environmentally sound operation

Olympic View Golf Club sales and event manager Ken Langdon holds a tray of fresh organic produce that will make its way into meals at Forester’s Bistro and Bar. The organic menu ingredients were one of the steps taken that helped the restaurant achieve gold level status from the Vancouver Island Green Business Certification program.
Bob Mitchell of Sea Bluff Farms in Metchosin looks over the fields he has worked for decades.  The West Shore Chamber of Commerce reflects on a study it commissioned on the state of agriculture in the district and across the West Shore.

More comprehensive strategies will help boost local agribusiness

Agricultural activity is still present in Metchosin, but there are warning signs that the future of farming in the region could be in peril.

Bob Mitchell of Sea Bluff Farms in Metchosin looks over the fields he has worked for decades.  The West Shore Chamber of Commerce reflects on a study it commissioned on the state of agriculture in the district and across the West Shore.

WESTSHORE CHAMBER COLUMN: Investigating future employment needs

New study to look at West Shore labour market requirements

Growlies for Pets in the Utopia Building on Jacklin Road makes use of energy efficient appliances

GREEN BUSINESS COLUMN: Utopia emerges as enviro-friendly building

Green business cluster emerges on Jacklin Road in Langford

Growlies for Pets in the Utopia Building on Jacklin Road makes use of energy efficient appliances

CRAIG SOROCHAN: It’s easy to become a green business

Vancouver Island Green Business Network offers tools and guidance to create eco-friendly operations