Vancouver Coastal Health, North Shore Population Health Program is offering small grants of about $1500 to community groups. Garden Applications. New this year: This year our focus is on building community capacity to implement the North Shore Food Charter. We will only fund a few garden initiatives as we want to broaden the types of projects funded…. Read More
The Edible Garden Project has put together a guide on starting a food garden on strata land.
The BC Food Security Gateway offers some tips on storing food! During the summer, you may have extra produce (vegetables and fruit) from your garden or a community garden. Also, if prices are lower in the summer, you may want to buy extra from local stores and Farmers’ Markets. “Store It!” will show you how… Read More
FarmFolk CityFolk’s Foodprint Project assesses how much food waste is produced in Vancouver and how it can be reduced. Foodprint offers great resources like shopping tips, a handy best before chart, and kitchen tips. You can get involved by taking the Foodprint Challenge and track your results for four weeks. You’ll be entered to win… Read More
Food is about a lot more than what we buy or eat. Food sustains us,and our communities, in so many ways. That’s why food is the place where our most pressing issues converge — poverty, health and wellbeing, our environment and economy – they all hit home at our kitchen table. This year’s Vital Signs report, Fertile Ground:… Read More
Vancouver Coastal Health is launching 2014 by updating an inventory of North Shore food security resources/programs that was previously done in 2010. A food security resource/program can be any of the following: Community kitchen or cooking club Community garden Food buying club Meal program (breakfast, lunch or dinner service) Charitable food program (food bank) Farmers’… Read More