food security

Growing food sovereignty at Klemtu

Greenhouse and grow boxes help create circular food economy for Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nations

 

Tahsis seniors society volunteers to distribute food packages

Along with the Tahsis Community Cupboard and funding from Good Food Access Fund, the seniors are helping out those economically affected by the pandemic

 

Campbell River fruit tree project carries on despite pandemic

More volunteers wanted for Greenways’ initiative

 

A true community garden takes root in Tsa’xana

Tsa’xana First Nation residents typically have to grocery shop in Campbell River, 90 km away

North Island Hospital Campbell River’s campus has a new food forest

And the hospital staff is encouraging the community to come ‘nibble’ on the produce

Food insecurity hits laid off workers, households with kids harder amid pandemic: StatsCan

Number of Canadians having trouble getting enough food went up during COVID-19

Battling food poverty and getting fresh foods to school kids in Vancouver Island community

B.C. charity and food banks come together to help Gold River schools deliver fresh foods to children at home

Island region one of three granted small-scale slaughter licensing status

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District farmers can now apply for abattoir licence

Another Cargill meat-processing plant closes after COVID-19 outbreak

171 workers were sent home last week as a preventative measure

How to start a garden online class to be held May 5

Greenways’ first online class will feature permaculture expert Elaine Codling

North Vancouver Island communities join in to ‘squash the curve’

Residents from Cumberland , Tahsis and Quadra Island are volunteering to grow winter squash on their lawns in a move towards sustainable food security

Strathcona Regional District initiative helps get food to the vulnerable

Initiative will help fund set up and operations of services

  • Apr 2, 2020

B.C. university students dumpster dive to shed light on food waste

Eating only from dumpsters, the students hope to raise money for food banks in Northern Canada

  • Jan 18, 2019

Vancouver Island’s Green Grocers with Soul

Daisy and Adam Orser have a passion for local, quality food at the Root Cellar in Victoria

  • Aug 23, 2018