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Long Table Grocery

Quesnel, BC Best Community Impact:
Top 10 Semi-Finalist
Employees: 10 In Business Since: 2017

Long Table Grocery has created a local food hub that significantly supports over 40 Cariboo region small vegetable farms, cattle ranches and food processors. Their business values are based on the permaculture ethics of Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share, and they strive to incorporate permaculture principles of sustainability into all of their business practices. They employ a diverse team, offer progressive benefits and a healthy, inclusive work environment. They have an ongoing commitment to reduce food waste and all surplus food is processed into frozen meals or preserved or is donated to charitable organizations feeding local families. They have established a Pay-it-Forward program in which customers can purchase local food for families in need. They partner with social enterprises to supply products and services and they are committed to building the capacity of the local food system through a fair and sustainable business that serves all members of the community.

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