Community Organizations

Building communities that value food – from growing it to composting it and everything in between – involves the contributions of a wide variety of players who are all interested in seeing the development of a sustainable food system. Below is a list of food security organizations, businesses, advocacy groups, community groups and others who contribute to this work.

North Shore

Artisan Farmers Markets (Ambleside and Lonsdale)

BCLocalRoot.ca (a project of Good to Grow)

Bowen Island Agricultural Alliance

Capilano University Sustainability Program

City of North Vancouver Living City

CLUCK North Vancouver (The CDN Liberated Chicken Club of NV) Join their Facebook group!

District of North Vancouver Food and Sustainable Food Systems

District of West Vancouver Official Community Plan

Edible Garden Project  (including Loutet Farm)

Good to Grow

Harmony Gardens – Humulchs’n

Life Space Gardens

North Shore Commissary Kitchen

North Shore Community Garden Society

Sea to Sky Soils

Quest Food Exchange

Vancouver/Lower Mainland

City Farmer

Environmental Youth Alliance

Farm Folk City Folk

FoodMesh

Greater Vancouver Food Bank

Kwantlan Polytechnic University (KPU) for Sustainable Horticulture

Love Food Hate WasteUBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems

Vancouver Coastal Health: Healthy Plate

British Columbia

BC Food Security Gateway

BC Food Systems Network

British Columbia Provincial Nutrition Resource Inventory

Farm to School BC

Guidelines for the Sale of Foods and Beverages in BC Schools

Healthy Families BC

Healthy Schools BC

Making It Happen: Healthy Eating at School

Canada

Food Secure Canada

Farm to Cafeteria Canada

Health Canada

International

NonGMO Project

For non-profit and faith-based organizations that provide food supports on the North Shore please view the North Shore Food Asset Map.

Updated April 2020