Food Policy Resource

Online map charts North Shore food resources

Ben Bengtson  /  North Shore News A new online map could help North Shore residents take stock of their collective pantries. Table Matters and Vancouver Coastal Health, with input from local partners, have developed an online food asset map that lists North Shore organizations that offer services and goods such as low-cost meals, subsidized groceries, […]

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Breakfast is Served!

Students at Sherwood Park Elementary School are getting a nutritional head start to school, thanks to an innovative program led by Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) in partnership with Table Matters, Food Lens and Harvest Project. For roughly the past decade, Tsleil-Waututh Nation has offered a breakfast program for Tsleil-Waututh Nation children and has seen first hand […]


Wake up Call: California Drought & B.C.’s Food Security

Prices for a variety of fruits and vegetables in B.C. could increase up to 34 per cent this year due to the drought in California. According to the report Wake up Call: California Drought & B.C.’s Food Security, which was commissioned by Vancity, drought has persisted in California over the past three years, with the […]


North Shore Food Security Resources Inventory

Vancouver Coastal Health is launching 2014 by updating an inventory of North Shore food security resources/programs that was previously done in 2010. A food security resource/program can be any of the following: Community kitchen or cooking club Community garden Food buying club Meal program (breakfast, lunch or dinner service) Charitable food program (food bank) Farmers’ […]