The Vic West Food Security Collective...is an action project resulting from the Victoria West Community Association 2003 Vision Project. The guiding principle of the Collective is community building.
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Thank you to all the Thursday food garden volunteers who helped take care of the Community Gardens this summer! The food forests are thriving better with your help! There will be no Thursday volunteering today, or for the next two … Continue reading
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11am-3pm – Sunday, October 21st Banfield Community Orchard & Commons 521 Craigflower Road Volunteer help is needed in the Community Food Gardens of Banfield Park to spread mulch and winterize the gardens! Enjoy pizza and snacks! Please bring a wheelbarrow, … Continue reading
I recently came across an article from RealFarmacy.com that listed what crops to plant and how much of each one would need to feed their family for a whole year. As I have 3 gardens in neighbourhood back yards, I … Continue reading
Join us on Saturday, May 6th, from 2:00 – 6:00pm for the Vic West Food Security Collective’s Annual Plant Sale. Get your organic tomatoes, squash, basil, cucumbers and many other veggie starts. Come early for the best choice. We’re part of Vic … Continue reading
Imagine, a nutritious, yummy green that you don’t need to water or care for, that reseeds itself and is native to this area. It shows up in profusion this time of year when we are desperate for something to add … Continue reading
If you’ve visited the Market Garden in the last couple of summers you’ll have seen the glorious rows of exuberant greens, the edible jungle that is the growing plot, and the greenhouse packed with neat rows of heritage tomatoes. And … Continue reading
Recently a number of the Vic West Food Security blog members received a bogus email, no subject line, encouraging them to click on a link. It was semi-convincing, from an email address that looked something like the food security email … Continue reading