Community Food Markets: Celebrating Harvest, Building Community and Addressing Food Insecurity at Kiwassa Neighbourhood House

August is the time when the harvest is at its peak – fresh produce is in abundance, which means that it is the prime time for community food markets that bring locally-grown produce directly to the neighbourhoods across Vancouver!  Community food markets are small, independently organized markets that sell fresh fruits, vegetables, prepared foods and, […]

Spring Gardening Workshops & Events

The ground is thawing and soon it’ll be time to start working the soil again. Whether you’re a long-time gardener or brand new to growing your own food, the Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks have got you covered this spring. Join an upcoming workshop to learn skills on early spring planting, growing Japanese vegetables, making the […]

Community Meals: Affordable, healthy food + social spaces

“Kitchens and dining room tables aren’t just places to make food. They’re also safe and familiar places to gather, connect, organize, plan and to recuperate. Food not only changes the feeling in a space, it also shifts behaviour.” Julia Turshen, author of “Feed the Resistance: Recipes + Ideas for Getting Involved” The dining room table […]