Community is important to us at Sea to Sky Soils.
Whether it's through awareness, education, employment, partnerships, or donations, Sea to Sky Soils is committed to supporting our community. Below are just a few examples of how we try to make a difference.
Sea to Sky Soils supports a number of community projects through soil donations. These programs primarily support health Some examples of our recipients from 2017 are:
Mount Currie Community Garden
Lil'wat Agriculture Program
Southern Stl’atl’imx Wellness Program
Medicine Wheel (Smudge to Elders)
Vancouver Coastal Health - Mental Health Garden (Pemberton)
Partnership with lil'wat nation
We are proud to be in partnership with the Lil'wat Nation. As the landowners of our site, we are committed to the Lil'wat community, and choose to employ the majority of our staff from the First Nation.
As proponents of sustainability and closing the recycling loop, Sea to Sky Soils participates in several community initiatives and events through speaking engagements. Examples of recent engagements include:
RCBC Annual Conference, Whistler 'The Closed Loop Economy'
Earth Day Event, Whistler booth 'The Benefits of Compost'
Presentation at Ts’zil Learning Center
Opening Ceremony at Xet’olacw Community School