Connect with food-focused agencies looking to work together on common goals for a healthy island food system.

Agencies can be searched by type (i.e., the sector they're working in), impact area (different aspects of the food system), and expertise/supports (to help support you in your work). If you'd like to learn more about each of these areas, we recommend visiting our page on adding an agency page.

Location Agency Type Impact Area Expertise/Supports
Alberni Valley Transition Town Society - Food Group Port Alberni Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Indigenous Food Sovereignty/Traditional Foods, Local Food Economy, School Food Initiatives, Wild Foods, Lands and Waters Community Mapping, Community Planning, Non-Profit Management, Social Enterprise Development, Volunteer Opportunities
Alberni Valley Transition Towns Food Hub Port Alberni Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Indigenous Food Sovereignty/Traditional Foods, Local Food Economy, School Food Initiatives Curriculum Development, Non-Profit Management, Research/Knowledge Translation, Volunteer Opportunities
Blue Haven Farm Comox For-Profit Business Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy
Chemainus Harvest House Society Food Bank Chemainus Non-profit Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access Volunteer Opportunities
Comox Valley Family Services Association Courtenay Non-profit Food Literacy/Food Skills, Nutrition
Comox Valley Farmers' Market Courtenay For-Profit Business Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Local Food Economy, Nutrition
Compost Education Centre Victoria Non-profit Food Literacy/Food Skills Provides Consulting Services, Volunteer Opportunities
Connaty Farms Coal Harbour For-Profit Business Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Local Food Economy, School Food Initiatives, Wild Foods, Lands and Waters Volunteer Opportunities
coordinator Sointula Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure Volunteer Opportunities
Cortes Natural Food Co-op Mansons Landing Social Enterprise Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Local Food Economy, Nutrition Community Mapping, Community Planning, Social Enterprise Development, Volunteer Opportunities
Cowichan Green Community Duncan Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Local Food Economy, Nutrition Community Mapping, Community Planning, Internship Placements, Publishing, Social Enterprise Development, Volunteer Opportunities
Cowichan Valley Basket Society: Duncan Foodbank Duncan Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation
CRFAIR Victoria Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Indigenous Food Sovereignty/Traditional Foods, Local Food Economy Community Planning, Internship Placements, Non-Profit Management, Provides Consulting Services, Research/Knowledge Translation, Volunteer Opportunities
Dyck's Rurban Farm & Garage Creations Coal Harbour For-Profit Business Local Food Economy
Eat West Coast Tofino Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation, Indigenous Food Sovereignty/Traditional Foods, Local Food Economy, Nutrition, School Food Initiatives, Wild Foods, Lands and Waters Community Mapping, Community Planning, Curriculum Development, Provides Consulting Services, Research/Knowledge Translation, Social Enterprise Development, Volunteer Opportunities
FED (Food Eco District) Victoria Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Nutrition, School Food Initiatives Non-Profit Management, Social Enterprise Development
Get Fresh Guide Victoria Social Enterprise Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Local Food Economy Community Mapping, Publishing, Social Enterprise Development
Glen Alwin Farm Courtenay For-Profit Business Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy
Good Earth Farms Black Creek For-Profit Business Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Local Food Economy
Gorge Park Community Gardens Victoria Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills
Grassroots Kind Hearts Society Campbell River Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation, Local Food Economy Volunteer Opportunities
Greenways Land Trust Campbell River Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Local Food Economy, Wild Foods, Lands and Waters Community Planning, Non-Profit Management, Research/Knowledge Translation, Volunteer Opportunities
Loaves and Fishes Community Food Banks Nanaimo Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access Volunteer Opportunities
LUSH Valley Food Action Society Courtenay Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation, Indigenous Food Sovereignty/Traditional Foods, Local Food Economy, Nutrition, School Food Initiatives Community Planning, Curriculum Development, Non-Profit Management, Volunteer Opportunities
Maplesprings Farm Courtenay For-Profit Business Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy
Merville Organics Courtenay For-Profit Business Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy Research/Knowledge Translation, Social Enterprise Development
Mount Waddington Community Food Initiative Port Hardy Other Institution Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Food Literacy/Food Skills Community Mapping, Research/Knowledge Translation
Nanaimo 7-10 Club Nanaimo Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Nutrition
Nanaimo Community Kitchens Society Nanaimo Non-profit Food Literacy/Food Skills, Nutrition
Nanaimo Foodshare Nanaimo Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Local Food Economy, Nutrition, School Food Initiatives Community Planning, Research/Knowledge Translation, Volunteer Opportunities
Nanaimo Meals on Wheels Nanaimo Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure Volunteer Opportunities
Port McNeill Farmers and Artisans Market Port McNeill Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Local Food Economy
Robins' Testing Agency Victoria Government Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access Community Mapping, Community Planning
Shelter Farm Port Alberni Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation, Indigenous Food Sovereignty/Traditional Foods, Local Food Economy, Nutrition, School Food Initiatives, Wild Foods, Lands and Waters Community Planning, Curriculum Development, Internship Placements, Non-Profit Management, Provides Consulting Services, Research/Knowledge Translation, Social Enterprise Development, Volunteer Opportunities
Sieffert's Farm Market Comox For-Profit Business Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy, Nutrition
StoneCroft Farm Black Creek For-Profit Business Community Food Infrastructure, Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy, Nutrition
Tastefully Local Courtenay For-Profit Business Local Food Economy
The Farmlands Trust (Greater Victoria) Society Saanichton Non-profit Collective Impact/Local Networking/Coalition Building, Farming Farmland, Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation Non-Profit Management, Research/Knowledge Translation, Volunteer Opportunities
The Salvation Army, Cowichan Valley Ministries Duncan Non-profit Income Advocacy & Poverty Alleviation, Local Food Economy Volunteer Opportunities
Tillicum Lelum Aboriginal Friendship Centre Nanaimo Non-profit
Tofino Community Food Initiative Tofino Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Food Recovery/Emergency Food Access, School Food Initiatives
Tofino Ucluelet Culinary Guild Tofino Social Enterprise Community Food Infrastructure, Local Food Economy Social Enterprise Development, Volunteer Opportunities
Ucluelet Local Food Society Ucluelet Non-profit Community Food Infrastructure, Food Literacy/Food Skills, Local Food Economy Community Planning, Volunteer Opportunities
Victorian Acres Farm Courtenay For-Profit Business Farming Farmland, Local Food Economy, Nutrition