The ice storms in the Lower Mainland last year prompted an inevitable crisis — highways were closed and food trucks couldn’t make it up here. Store shelves started emptying…We were having a food system breakdown.Read More
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This report offers an action plan for designing a local food aggregation and distribution system to support more consistent local food access for people living in social, supportive, and transitional housing across the Comox Valley.Read More
A new incubator seed farm in the Cowichan Valley is set to train new seed farmers who can meet the significant and growing demand for more local, organic seed while addressing the loss of seed diversity and localised production. Food security begins with seed security.Read More
Do you have a vision for what building relationships between farmers and housing providers might accomplish?
Maurita Prato of Lush Valley does. In collaboration with a social housing coalition in the Comox Valley, they have created a roadmap showing how how existing food action programs like good food boxes, gleaning and food literacy programs can bring good food into the social, supportive, and transitional housing systems in the region.Read More
LOWER your library fines and help feed those in need during Fraser Valley Regional Library’s (FVRL) 2nd Annual Food for Fines campaign. Source: Indo-Canadian Voice | December 21, 2015Read More
A podcast about building community resilience in the Comox Valley in uncertain times, through awareness, inspiration and empowerment of food systems actors globally and locally.Read More