Member Highlight: Vancouver Urban Food Forest Foundation, Hastings Sunrise Community Food Network

by Dee Dee Nelson – VUFF Volunteer Coordinator What is the Vancouver Urban Food Forest Foundation? Vancouver Urban Food Forest Foundation, (VUFFF), is an inclusive, intergenerational, cross-cultural knowledge-sharing community and member of the Hastings Sunrise Community Food Network. Our physical sites are an Indigenous Food Forest, Chén̓chenstway Healing Garden, in Oxford Park and a Fieldhouse […]

A Year in Review: From Emergency Food Response Towards Collective Impact for Systems Change

The Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (VNFN) are a network of community organizations committed to promoting health and well-being through a range of food security programs in neighbourhoods across the City of Vancouver each responding to the unique needs and cultures within their respective communities.   This past year, many networks continued providing emergency food distribution programs […]

Bold actions for a food crisis

Filling unmet community food needs during COVID-19 Fostering food-secure neighbourhoods Over 25 years, Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks have learned to support people in growing and accessing nutritious and culturally familiar foods close to home, in neighbourhoods throughout the city. We promote access to food with dignity, and without barriers. Many of our actions and principles […]