About Island Roots
How Island Roots Began
After listening to Occupy Nanaimo participants in late 2011, Gordon Fuller commented that a surprisingly large number of them wanted to farm. That comment brought about an interesting question – how does one earn a living from farming if there is no market for your product? The search for an answer resulted in a series of community meetings that lead to the registration of the Island Roots Market Co-operative on July 17th, 2012.
Purposes of the Co-operative
Board of Directors
The current Board of Directors is as follows:
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