Category Archives: wellness

The BC Food Security Gateway

The BC Food Security Gateway (the Gateway) is an online resource that provides BC communities with up-to-date food security information. The Gateway is meant to inform and link you to projects, initiatives, and organizations in British Columbia as well as … Continue reading

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Community Kitchens Best Practices Toolkit

This guide was designed to assist community groups to start a community kitchen. It includes a sample kitchen policy, basic kitchen supplies, food safety guidelines, among other useful tools and support materials http://www.foodsecuritynews.com/Publications/Community_Kitchen_Best_Practices_Toolkit.pdf    

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Bulk Buying Best Practices Tool Kit

  This toolkit is designed to assist community groups who want to start a bulk buying club in their community. http://www.foodsecuritynews.com/Publications/Bulk_Buying_Club_Best_Practices_Toolkit.pdf What is a Bulk Buying Club? A bulk buying club is a group of people with similar food preferences … Continue reading

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Britannia Warm Plates Community Kitchen

  Join Britannia elders in a new drop-in community kitchen project with a “food recovery” focus – cooking nutritious, sugar free meals with cosmetically inferior food that might otherwise go to waste. All are welcome. Bring containers to take food … Continue reading

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The Edible Landscaping Toolkit

Check out this informational guide for low‐income housing settings to use edible landscaping for food security, nutrition, education, community development, and beautification. http://www.miwaterstewardship.org/Portals/0/docs/Reports-Research/The%20Edible%20Landscaping%20Guide.pdf

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Weekly Food Hub at Gordon Neighbourhood House

  On Friday, February 26th, DABC had an information table at Gordon Neighbourhood House’s (GNH) regular Food Hub. Every Friday morning, except for cheque week, GNH hosts the Food Bank at its site in the West End of Vancouver. Upstairs, … Continue reading

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