By Jenn McGarrigle - Nanaimo News Bulletin
November 26, 2011 6:00 AM
For three Vancouver Island University students, encouraging more people to eat locally produced foods begins on campus.
Celia White, Jesse Alexander and Leah Chesterman hope to encourage more local and sustainable purchasing practices at the university.
They have funding from two national organizations, Meal Exchange and Sierra Youth Coalition, to start a campus food strategy group. The university is one of five campuses across Canada chosen for the funding.