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About the Food Atlas

The Food Atlas is a comprehensive catalogue of food security resources across the entire Vancouver Island Health Authority service area.

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Vic west food security collective maintains one community orchard – Evans Orchard – and two more at design stage – Hereward Park Community Orchard and Banfield Park Community Orchard. If you would like to help grow any of these gardens please contact vicwestgarden@yahoo.ca
Our garden contains 75 individually allocated boxes plus several community and non-profit beds.
Vic West’s first community garden. Created in 2004 converting a garbage dump area in a gravel parking lot to an organic garden with nine raised allotment beds, common beds and planters for perennial fruits and veggies, shared 3-bin compost, picnic table and benches for visitors, and urban barn for tools.
BGCA operates an allotment garden in Cecelia Ravine Park. Plots are rented out annually to local residents. A wait-list is currently being taken.