Tag Archives: food access

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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BC Food Systems Network Committed to Dignity, Independence and Integration

 The BC Food Systems Network links people all over the province involved in community-level action related to food. The Network highlights the way food issues cross cultures, sectors, and age groups. Through social media, email networks and annual meetings, they … 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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