• Food Policy,  Resource

    Online map charts North Shore food resources

    Ben Bengtson  /  North Shore News A new online map could help North Shore residents take stock of their collective pantries. Table Matters and Vancouver Coastal Health, with input from local partners, have developed an online food asset map that lists North Shore organizations that offer services and goods such as low-cost meals, subsidized groceries, community gardens, food assistance programs, school breakfast programs, grocery retail stores, and more. The map is part of an effort to connect people with existing food resources in the community as well as highlight gaps when it comes to local food security, explained Margaret Broughton, a VCH public health dietitian and Table Matters chairwoman. “We…