Buying your daily hot drinks from a locally owned coffee shop can inject over $1,000 per person a year back into the BC economy.
A Shift Fact...
LFFs, as we like to call them, are local businesses, products and services that people like you love and want to recommend to other Shifters.
Northern Farm Products Ltd. - Grower David Kellett
2125 Hunt-Sweder Road
Submitted by: Rita Francis
These carrots are grown by a farm south of Prince George. I wait every September for their arrival at either Save-On-Foods or Shoppers Wholesale. They are the best tasting carrots available and remind me of home-grown carrots. The price is also unbelievable. And I feel sad when these carrots are gone.... and I wait for next September!!!
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BURNABY—CUPE BC President Barry O’Neill took the Ten Percent Shift campaign on the road in the Kootenays this past week.
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