This year’s Table Matters Event, What’s Growing on the North Shore, was a lovely evening peeking into the community based projects sprouting across our community. Hosted at Mountainside Secondary School, the event was smaller than previous years, but this gave it a more grass-roots feeling that fit the tone of the evening. We heard from… Read More
Our annual Table Matters Event will showcase local leaders and projects that are bringing the North Shore Community Food Charter to life and good food to all. When: Thursday, November 5th, 5:30pm-9:00pm Where: Multi-purpose Room, Mountainside Secondary School, 3365 Mahon Ave, North Vancouver This is a free event! Event details and speakers will be updated… Read More
St. Andrew’s United Church is offering a FoodSafe Level 1 course on Sat. May 9 from 9 am – 5 pm in the Friendship Room for their community kitchen volunteers. There are some spaces still available at $55 per participant. (FoodSafe Level 1 course normally costs $80.) Please contact administrator Jason Feng in the church office (604-985-0408 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to register. Pre-registration and payment is required.
Saturday, March 7th, 11am-1pm | North Shore Neigbourhood House Inman Room Kick off the gardening season with our annual seed swap! Come on out and bring some seeds to exchange, meet fellow gardeners, and connect with resources in your community! Seed -saving workshop prior to the event. Mark your calendars. More details to follow!
Gord Trousdell, teacher at West Vancouver Secondary and passionate instructor in bee keeping and urban gardening has been diagnosed with a terminal brain cancer. Below is a link to donate to a fund to support his family. http://www.youcaring.com/memorial-fundraiser/trousdell-family-support-fund/285784#.VLW_vm5ZFaa.facebook
Farm Better. Eat Better. Feed the World. The first annual New York Times Food for Tomorrow conference, hosted by renowned Times journalist and food writer Mark Bittman, will explore two of the most important food challenges facing the world in the 21st century: how to feed a growing population of the world’s poor and how to reverse poor eating habits in… Read More
The 2014 Municipal elections are coming up on November 15th. Have your say and get out and vote! We’ve been doing a little work to help you learn more about the candidates and their views on urban agriculture and food security. The past few weeks, we sent out a survey to all the north shore 2014… Read More
Harvesting and snacking on carrots at the Edible Garden Project’s Fed Up program – North Van. World Food Day – Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth The October 16, 2014 World Food Day theme, “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth” was chosen to recognize the importance of family farming… Read More
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of waste from farm, through retail, all the way to the back of… Read More