East Sooke's general character is rural, a mix of small residential subdivisions, small farms, and wilderness. There is one general store in the community, which is supplemented by a farmer's market and vegetable stands in the summer months.
The Health Centre provides a wide range of health and social support services to assist in treating chronic conditions and traumas, promoting prevention of illness, and developing a healthy lifestyle.
The James Bay Community School Centre is operated by the James Bay Community School Society, a non-profit organization, incorporated in 1977. The Centre’s primary focus is to provide the community of James Bay with affordable programs and services designed to meet the diverse needs of our entire community.
To assist in the settlement and adjustment of immigrants and refugees in Canada, and to provide services designed to increase the newcomer's participation in Canadian society, by assisting the newcomer to overcome barriers.
Come join us for fun, food, and friendship! Bring your market basket or reusable bags and check out the variety of vendors for your weekly grocery shopping: local vegetables, fruit, eggs, bread & baking, honey, meat, preserves, handmade soap, jewellery, pottery, fibre arts, plants, flowers, meat and more!
Our vibrant community market has more than 50 vendors weekly offering farm fresh products, jams and jellies, honey, homemade bread, cut flowers, assorted fresh meats, organic produce and a fine selection of arts and crafts. Enjoy a country morning among friends live music, hot coffee, great munchies and children’s activities.
The Sooke Region is a Volunteer Capital of Canada and actively links people and opportunities.
The Capital City Allotment Association is a non profit organization managing the community gardens located at 641 Kent Road in Saanich BC. Our members are local citizens who enjoy gardening and growing fresh vegetables.
Sidney’s Street Market has been a holiday highlight on Vancouver Island since 1999.
Northstar Organics grows certified organic and transitional-to-organic fruit and vegetables on our 10 acre farm in Central Saanich.