For the past nine months, they’ve been guinea pigs. Now the members of the first graduating class of the Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation will be Trojan horses, unleashing their tools and ideas for social innovation in “situations that are pretty rigid, pretty resistant to change.”
Karen Mason-Bennett, an MEB student, hopes to use shipping containers, not these, to grow food. Her organization needs votes to win $1000,000 for the project.
What would it take to produce fresh local food year-round in northern B.C.? A master’s of environment and business (MEB) student thinks she has the answer, and believe it or not, it involves old shipping containers. All she needs to make it happen are clicks.