Table Matters

Community Organizations

Building communities that value food – from growing it to composting it and everything in between – involves the contributions of a wide variety of players who are all interested in seeing the development of a sustainable food system. Below is a list of food security organizations, businesses, advocacy groups, community groups and others who contribute to this work.

North Shore

Community Groups

Artisan Farmers Markets: Ambleside and Lonsdale
Bowen Island Agricultural Alliance
CLUCK North Vancouver
Edible Garden Project
North Shore Community Garden Society
Quest Food Exchange

Local Governments

City of North Vancouver Living City
District of North Vancouver Food and Sustainable Food Systems
District of West Vancouver Official Community Plan

Businesses

BC Local Root 
Good to Grow
Harmony Gardens – Humulchs’n
Life Space Gardens
North Shore Commissary Kitchen
Sea to Sky Soils
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Vancouver/Lower Mainland

Community Groups

City Farmer
Environmental Youth Alliance
Farm Folk City Folk
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Love Food Hate Waste

Businesses

FoodMesh

Institutions

Kwantlan Polytechnic University (KPU) for Sustainable Horticulture
UBC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems
Vancouver Coastal Health: Healthy Plate

British Columbia

Organizations and Programs

BC Food Security Gateway
BC Food Systems Network
British Columbia Provincial Nutrition Resource Inventory
Farm to School BC
Healthy Schools BC

Resources

Guidelines for the Sale of Foods and Beverages in BC Schools
Healthy Families BC
Making It Happen: Healthy Eating at School

Canada

Food Secure Canada
Farm to Cafeteria Canada
Health Canada

International

NonGMO Project

For non-profit and faith-based organizations that provide food supports on the North Shore please view the North Shore Food Asset Map.

Updated July 2021