March 10 & 20: Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations

The cause of local food insecurity is deeply intertwined with the roots of poverty. As individuals and families in Vancouver are increasingly unable to afford the rising cost of living, they are forced to make hard decisions about their food choices. While empowering people with skills and knowledge is important, we must also address the […]

Raise the Rates: Welfare Food Challenge 2017

Raise the Rates’ annual Welfare Food Challenge is starting in November 2017. Members of Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks will be participating in the Challenge to highlight the inadequacy of welfare rates in BC. The Challenge is for one week, eating only what can be purchased with $19, the amount of money a welfare recipient receives. Even with […]