Ruth Fenner received
the Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Award at the Founder's Lunch celebration, Fulford Hall,
Salt Spring Island,
February 24th, 2018
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to see other pictures taken at the Founder's Lunch.
B.C. and Canadian:
In the works:
- 19092009 British Columbia Women's Institute Centennial
Commemorative History Book Project.
- Labelling of genetically engineered foods. The
Ram's Horn newsletter is a good source for more information.
- Genetic Engineering Task Force sponsored the July 18, 2003 visit by Percy Schmeiser,
the Saskatchewan canola grower involved in a legal battle with bio-tech giant Montsanto. He shared his knowledge and experience and reviewed the long-term impacts of genetic engineering (GE) technology on agriculture.visit
- Supplying 4-H leaders, instructors, and judges.
- Supporting local fall fairs and exhibitions.
- Working with Agriculture Awareness(agAware BC).
- Promoting use of local foods.
- Ongoing support (monetary and materials) for the Queen Alexandra Foundation for Children and the British Columbia Children's Hospital Foundation.
- Creative Arts Legacy Fund Workshops to help preserve crafts and to teach participants how to do more for themselves (example workshops). To request a workshop, contact a local branch.
- Support of the Adelaide Hoodless Homestead heritage site.
- Support for the Peace Gardens on the Canada/United States border.
- Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC).
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