Vancouver based Alisa Smith has written for the Globe and Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen and Vancouver Sun.
Stories by Alisa Smith
A 17-point exhortation to local food consciousness, from the authors of 'The 100-Mile Diet.'
Hand-picked entries from 100-Mile Diet blog.
'Food mile' foibles. And eating beluga whales.
Devoted Powell River shrinks the 100-Mile Diet to fit its isolation.
In search of a happy ending for our local eating sojourn.
No, we're not gaining weight. We're gaining allies.
Stalking barley and wheat, some of it 9,000 years old.
Friends in Vernon take to heart the ideals of local feasting.
The 100-Mile dieters stock up, and wish for a legion of grandmas.
The 100-Milers pursue guilt-free fish for the winter stockpile.
Wish you were here.
Charging the true cost of "food miles" could change the way people eat. Fourth in a series
Why not try a 100-Mile Meal? Third in a series.
For a truly sustainable breakfast, which comes first? The tofu or the egg?
Eating a truly local diet for a year poses some tricky questions. First in a series.
Green Party support has slipped and a top eco-activist went NDP. But the critical ‘enviro’ swing vote is still up for grabs.
Despite slams from a Supreme Court judge and civil liberties advocates, America’s DEA calls B.C. home.
Kamloops, Victoria and other cities are getting serious about safe injection sites. Top salesmen: Vancouver mayors Owen and Campbell.
Child advocates left out of loop as Liberals trim youth labour regulations
B.C.'s child labour standards are slated to become the weakest in Canada. That has the former official in charge worried for kids' safety.