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Tlell
Tlell is located about 43 kilometres north of the ferry
terminal at Skidegate on Haida Gwaii and has a population
of 375 people. Tlell is the northernmost settlement on the
east coast of Graham Island before the road swings inland
toward Port Clements and Masset. Access to Haida Gwaii is possible via
ferry, float plane or plane but severe weather can disrupt travel.
Tlell participated in produce preservation workshops.
Tahsis
Tahsis is a village on the west coast of
Vancouver Island, about 300 kilometres
(by air) northwest of Victoria, B.C. It
has approximately 366 residents with
approximately 47 students from kindergarten
to grade 12. Access to Tahsis is possible
via float plane, boat or car; the drive includes approximately
50 kilometres of gravel road. Tahsis built a community garden and
greenhouse, improved produce displays in local stores, created a school
salad bar program and participated in produce preservation workshops.
Bella Coola
Bella Coola lies at the head of a 100-kilometre long
inlet from the outer Pacific Ocean, on the west coast
of B.C. Access to Bella Coola is possible by car, plane
and ferry; the steep road is subject to floods and ferries
are often delayed due to bad weather. Bella Coola has
approximately 852 residents.
Bella Coola completed a community root cellar, improved produce
displays in local stores, developed a Community-Supported Agriculture
Program and participated in produce preservation workshops.