Spring Gillard

Formosa Follow-up

In November 2006, I got involved in a fight to save Formosa Nursery, a forty-six acre organic blueberry farm in Maple Ridge. Translink, BC’s transit authority, had decided to put a highway right through the farm, even though there was already a planned and gazetted road nearby, meaning it was legal and government sanctioned. After […]

Biting the Land that Feeds Us

A couple years ago I was actively involved in the fight to save Formosa Farm from being paved. We lost. The Pitt Meadows municipal government along with the same characters involved in the first travesty, are now trying to put in the second road that I mention in this chapter from my new book. That […]