On Sunday the 2nd of November we are holding a community discussion and review of the plans for The Salt Spring Farm Produce Centre. This is a joint project with the Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust and the Salt Spring Island Agricultural Alliance.
As part of the preparation for that discussion we encourage interested members of the community to browse these documents.
The centre is an essential service in the development of the SSI agricultural economy and SSI food security. The aim is to develop a multi- purpose hub for storage, processing and distribution of Salt Spring farm produce.Download PDF
This plan outlines the mandate and proposed operational functions of the Salt Spring Island Farm Produce Centre. The timing for the development of the Centre is linked to an allocation of land to the community from a Salt Spring business as a condition of removing land from the Agricultural Land Reserve. The conditions also include providing a building and a cash contribution that can be used for the development of the produce centre on the allocated site. The estimated value of the contribution is $380,000. ...Download PDF