Author: Richmond Food Security

Author: Richmond Food Security

We’re hiring!
April 12, 2017 Important Info Richmond Food Security

We have two great job opportunities right now.  One is a full time role to coordinate the Community Gardens and Seed Library programs, and one is a part time Office Coordinator role.  Both are great ways to get involved in the thriving food security movement.   More details are here: Employment Opportunities

Seedy Saturday 2017
January 23, 2017 Important Info Richmond Food Security

    Join us in an annual celebration of local seeds, gardening, and education that supports a healthy, strong community and local food system. The 8th Annual Richmond Seedy Saturday is on Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at Thompson Community Centre, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Admission is by donation. For more information please see the
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Richmond’s Season of Plenty
August 25, 2016 Important Info Richmond Food Security

By Anne Swann, Public Health Dietitian with Vancouver Coastal Health and Richmond Eats 2016 participant.  Richmond’s Season of Plenty I was recently on vacation and was talking to a gentleman from Hawaii, living now in Vancouver. When he found out I was from Richmond, he began raving about Richmond blueberries and fresh tomatoes (that he
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Local plums, beans, honey, and wine
August 25, 2016 Important Info Richmond Food Security

Sometimes we have to sacrifice some of the pleasures in life to do the right thing — but how fun is that? For me, it’s about the sweet tooth. Sure, I’m game to take on Richmond’s second annual Local Eating Challenge, which is happening this week. This means myself and supporters of Richmond Food Security
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Richmond’s Food Charter is Ready!
June 23, 2016 Important Info Richmond Food Security

After several years of community engagement with over 400 Richmond residents, the Richmond Food Charter is now complete. Join us Tuesday June 28, 4:00 2016 in the Anderson Room at Richmond City hall as we present the Food Charter to the Parks and Recreation Committee and ask for their endorsement. Food charters remind the community
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Stir It Up!
April 8, 2016 Important Info Richmond Food Security

  The Stir It Up! Youth Community Kitchen will be back in session this coming May, at the East Richmond Community Hall and Steveston Community Centre!   Every week, Richmond youth will be creating and sharing delicious, hearty meals together, made from healthy, sustainable and local ingredients. From fresh salads to homemade pasta, curried chicken and
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Seed Library Starts Today
March 2, 2016 Important Info Richmond Food Security

Now in it’s fifth year, the Richmond Community Seed Library continues to grow and engage Richmond residents in growing a robust local food system.   What is a Seed Library?  Just like a book library, members of the seed library can ‘check out’ seeds.  They grow the plants, and let some of them go to
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