A hands-on six week, in-the-kitchen cooking course. Learn skills for shopping at the grocery store and preparing delicious, affordable, healthy meals. Free cookbook for all participants.
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.
A 10 week cooking and skill building program for pregnant women and parents of young.
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.
In 2007 Ocean Crest Community Church planted a ministry in Port Hardy. Over the course of these ten years, The Salvation Army Lighthouse Resource Centre has become a beacon of light and a symbol of hope for many people in the community. In and through each program facilitated at the center, central components of our faith have been incorporated, including prayer and scripture through devotions and Bible study.
“Food is the Medium, Community is the Message” is our catchy vision statement. One of the goals of the Galiano Community Food Program from its inception has been to build community. And the way we do that is through the sharing of food with neighbours and community members.
Enjoy cooking in a group and taking delicious affordable meals home to your family. Community Kitchens run Wednesday and Friday with a different focus for each kitchen. There is a cost per person to help cover the cost of ingredients. Childminding is provided for $2/child. Registration is required.
About the Food Atlas
The Food Atlas is a comprehensive catalogue of food security resources across the entire Vancouver Island Health Authority service area.