Tag Archives: Food Security

Gardeners Hangout-Its tea time from the garden

Lemon balm and peppermint, just a few twigs of each is all you need. Add the herbs to a tea pot and pour boiled hot water in it and let it seep for ten minutes. A wonderful relaxing herbal tea … Continue reading

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Food rescue gone sustainable-no more plastic bags!

    After all these years of using plastic bags every Tuesday to pack food rescued vegetables donated to us from Van Whole Foods, we have finally switched over! No more plastic bags! I love it! This system works really … Continue reading

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Food Rescue-I’m good for You!

You just never know what kind of veggies your going to get in the food rescue! I love me Spinach! Prepared food rescue bags ready for the registered families to pick up weekly. Thanks to Van Whole Foods for their … Continue reading

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VCH Food Asset Map

Learn to navigate the food asset map, discover free or low cost foods!

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Memories of the Summer and Food Security Initiatives

  SPARC BC providing us with fresh local farm produce out at Clinton Park! Getting ready to allocate to many seniors and families.  See that man in the picture, he is the Farmer! I cant believe how fresh all the veggies … Continue reading

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Youth at work preparing Summer Veggie Fun from rescued produce!

 Preparations of rescued produce were made weekly by our volunteer youth, serving families and children at our Frogs in the Park program over the summer.   Their smiles and dedication made such a difference!

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Frogs in the Park

We were at Clinton park every Tuesday!  What do we have here? Check this out, Veggies provided by Spark BC. Seeds give away, did you know you can plant in august, come down and get your seeds! I have kale, … Continue reading

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Gardening with Love

Yes! We grew that! It started with a seed in a miniature green house back at the neighbourhood house in the month of May. Transplanted in the month of June, and waved our magic wand for a little universal love. … Continue reading

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Apple Chips,Yum!

We delivered a workshop at Clinton Park and shared How to make apple chips! Actually, just about any other fruit veggie or herb can be preserved in the dehydrator. It’s quite remarkable. We had samples of all types of produce … Continue reading

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Canning Workshop At Frog Hollow Neighbourhood House

A super group of participants eager to get ready to Learn! Apples peeled and chopped A snapshot of the essential ingredients for canning. Thanks for reading. 🙂

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