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Food.ee delivers green, tasty meals to downtown foodies

Food.ee, participant in LOCO BC's Local Impact Assessment Program. Photo courtesy of Wayne Webb.

Aphrodite's Organic Café and Pie Shop champions local suppliers

Peggy Vogler, owner of Aphrodite’s Organic Café and Pie Shop, sees locally grown, organic food as the way of the future. In fact, she's based her business model on it.  "We live in a very...

Buy Local Week shopping tips for the holiday season

On the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, local business group LOCO BC joined with the Province of BC and the City of Vancouver to launch the second annual Buy Local Week Dec. 2-8....

LOCO BC’s zero heroes get tough on business waste

LOCO BC, Salt Spring Coffee Co. Thirst First, UBC Golf Course and Recycling Alternative and Edible Canada sat down over breakfast this week to brainstorm ways they could all become local “zero...

At EPIC 2012, local businesswomen showcase passion for sustainable living

Four female entrepreneurs featured at EPIC 2012 share their insight as to why sustainability leads to profitability.

LOCO BC empowers local businesses to be environmentally sustainable, socially engaged, and profitable

Can environmental sustainability, community engagement and the buy-local movement really increase profits for local businesses and help them compete in the global market? LOCO BC founder and business...