Tag Archives: food security


North Shore Food Security Resources Inventory

As a member of the Table Matters Network, the EGP has been helping to develop food policy on the North Shore.  As part of this initiative, Vancouver Coastal Health is updating a 2010 inventory of food security resources on the North Shore. A food security resource/program can be any of the following: Community kitchen or […]


Table Matters

What: Table Matters: A Celebration & Evening of DialogueWhere: North Van City Hall, 141 West 14th Street When: 5:15PM-9PM Register here. Song(s) tailor-made for this event Performed By: TBA Food touches every aspect of our lives, from daily meals with our families to trips to the grocery store or community garden in our neighbourhoods and beyond. All of these […]

An Evening Talk with Toby Hemenway: Redesigning Civilization

Redesigning Civilization: How Permaculture Can Help Us Envision a Truly Just & Sustainable World  Monday March 26, 7:00pm-9:30pm Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver Register Now! How does Permaculture offer solutions to the fundamental problems of our culture? What is Permaculture? Join us for an evening talk with Toby Hemenway to explore how Permaculture can help […]

Full-day Workshop with Toby Hemenway: Designing Resilient & Regenerative Cities and Suburbs

Urban Permaculture for a Fear Free Future Sunday March 25, 9:30am-4:30pm John Braithwaite Community Centre, North Vancouver Register Now!  How can we create resilient, regenerative cities and suburbs? Permaculture, an ecological approach to design, shows us how.  This workshop will show us how to read the pattern langague of our city and how to find, harvest, […]

2012 Advancing Urban Agriculture Grants

Vancouver Coastal Health North Shore is pleased to announce Advancing Urban Agriculture Grants for 2012. Deadline for Application, March 9th 2012. Download Application Form These grants (up to $2,000) aim to increase food security for all members of the North Shore community while specifically working to improve access to healthy foods for people with low […]

Table Matters 2011

A North Shore Discussion about Urban Agriculture and Sustainable Food Systems Presenting a networking and information sharing event intended to continue building our North Shore food system network. Opportunities to participate in food system and urban agriculture projects on the North Shore will be presented. Come make a connection! Friday, October 28, 2011 1:00—5:30pm. Registration […]