Winners of the 2012 Land Awards
Presented by the Real Estate Foundation of B.C., the Land Awards recognize initiatives that showcase leadership, innovation, and collaboration in sustainable land use in British Columbia.
In four years of operation SOLEfood Farm has converted four acres of urban brownfields and vacant parking lots into productive farm sites and provided meaningful, paid employment for 35 people – including residents of the Downtown Eastside.
River Market by Take Root Properties
Ty-histanis Neighbourhood Development by Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations
In 2006 Parks Canada transferred 84 hectares of land from Pacific Rim National Park to Esowista Indian Reserve No. 3 since the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations had no more developable land on its reserves…. The First Nation committed to exploring and applying practical, sustainable community development principles to the planning and design of the expanded community.