Throughout the capital region, we are lucky to have a number of dedicated government agencies, non-profit organizations, institutions and community-led groups who are working to increase food security, create local jobs and protect the environment. Explore the tabs above to learn about the many resources and organizations that are a part of this growing community!
Here are some of the resources and information you will find:
Want to know what produce is in season in the region right now? Download the Growing Solutions Fresh Food Calendar to help guide your purchasing!
Lifecycles Project Society, a partner in delivery of Growing Solutions, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating awareness and initiating action around food, health, and urban sustainability in the Greater Victoria community. Check out their current initiatives!
The Good Food Box is a non-profit alternative distribution system for sustainbly produced fruits and vegetables including local, regional, unsprayed, transitional, and organic produce.
The Vancouver Island Community Research Alliance's (VICRA) Local Food Project aims to provide current evidence drawn from community expertise and peer-reviewed research related to food security on Vancouver Island.
The Greater Victoria Compost Education Centre is a non-profit organization. They provide composting and organic gardening education to CRD residents.