Tag archive for West Canada

Vancouver Food Policy Council (VFPC)

Website Est. 2004 Background: In 1990, the need to enhance local food security became recognized in Vancouver. The Vancouver Food Policy Organization (VFPO) was formed in 1995, however their funding was lost

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Central Okanagan Food Policy Council (COFPC)

Website Est. 2007 Background: In March 2006, the first Food Security Forum was held to bring together community stakeholders. A second Food Security Forum was held the following March. In October 2007,

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Lush Valley Food Action Society

http://www.lushvalley.org/index.html Information taken directly from website. Society est. Feb. 2000 Background: Lush Valley is a charitable, non-profit community grassroots organization focusing on food security. They support food related projects to educate and empower the

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Mission Food Access Network (MFAN)

Website | Facebook Est. 2009 Membership: Members of MFAN are citizens and representative from various local agencies, such as: District of Mission Social Development Commission, Fraser Health, Mission City Farmers’ Market, Mission

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Burnaby Food First

Website Est.1999 Background: Food First was formed by the Eastburn Interagency Council in order to address a lack of nutritious foods available for families living in poverty. Membership : The group consists of community

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