The Fruit Tree Program, harvests fruits and vegetables from all over the Comox Valley that might otherwise go to waste and distributes them to the community.
We offer a wide range of cooking programs and food skill classes for community members of all ages, experiences and backgrounds. Most programs are free, and when they are not we offer bursaries, so everyone can enjoy them.
Eat West Coast is everything food on the west coast of Vancouver Island. We want a region where food is celebrated, abundant, and integral to the culture, health, economy, and community well-being for all residents. Eat West Coast is a strategy of the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust. We are hub for food security and healthy communities programs and activity throughout the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Reserve region. We are supported in part by Island Health’s Community Food Action Initiative. Our communities include Macoah, Hitacu, Ucluelet, Esowista/Ty-Histanis, Tofino, Opitsaht, Ahousaht and Hot Springs Cove.
The Alberni Valley Gleaning Project harvests fruit, nuts, and vegetables and distributes them throughout the community.
This a great local market community. Handmade, homegrown or homemade items in a wide variety of your favourite goodies is what you will find here. Join us in growing our market; vendors, customers, volunteers, ideas and fun are always welcome!
FoodFit, a program developed by Community Food Centres Canada, is now being offered through Cowichan Green Community Foundation to bring low-income community members together to set goals, learn skills, and make measurable changes in overall health and fitness. The goal of the FoodFit program is to support community members to become better nourished, more active, and less socially isolated.
Cowichan Green Community often offer food preservation workshops when the season is right! Contact us at email@example.com or by phone 250-748-8506 to be put on the contact list for when we offer a program or receive a large donation of produce!
Cowichan Green Community offers seasonal food preservation workshops using locally gleaned and sourced produce from CGC's farms, programs, and donations. These workshops are hosted in our commercial kitchen located in our office building, downtown Duncan, making it accessible and inclusive to many community members to learn how to can and preserve the harvest.
A group of like-minded individuals that would like to see a sustainable market for locally grown produce and locally made products.
About the Food Atlas
The Food Atlas is a comprehensive catalogue of food security resources across the entire Vancouver Island Health Authority service area.