The Star and Yahoo:
Community-run food hubs and better food security
“About two-thirds of B.C.’s food is imported, according to a 2020 report commissioned by Metro Vancouver. Most will have gone through some degree of processing facility that transforms raw ingredients into everything from canned beans to cuts of beef.”
Dr. Hannah Wittman, CSFS Associate and professor at LFS and IRES, was quoted about how B.C. has lost dozens of processors in recent decades as consolidation and trade deals have encouraged companies to centralize processing in low-wage locations.