Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops Workshops are a great way to learn a new skill, share knowledge and connect with the community.  We offer a variety of in-person and virtual workshops focused on growing and cooking food.   You can see our full schedule of upcoming workshops on our Eventbrite page. Workshops on Eventbrite If you have a suggestion […]

Seedy Sunday

Seedy Sunday In collaboration with Nanaimo Community Gardens, this is a one-day community event to promote seed saving, local seed providers, and education on growing local.  With an attendance of over 1,000, free educational workshops focused on growing, and local vendors with information and products related to growing, eating and supporting local; this event helps […]

Gleaning Program

Person holding a large bunch of swiss chard, covering their face

The Gleaning Program leverages volunteers to harvest surplus fruit, vegetables and other crops that would otherwise go unpicked.

Park Avenue Farm Tours

Tractor on Five Acres Farm

Park Avenue Farm Tours The City of Nanaimo and Nanaimo Foodshare partner on an urban farm site in Nanaimo. Our programming provides ecological and food growing and cooking knowledge in our community.   You can find the Park Avenue Farm at 945 Park Ave. This land was the hunting grounds of the Snuneymuxw People. It is also […]

Monday Lunch Together

Two people being served at the Monday Lunch Together program

Employment program participants prepare weekly lunches to be served to the community at St. Pauls church.

Good Food Box (GFB)

contents of the Good Food box, it consists of green onions, corn, oranges, peppers, zucchinii, onions, bananas, and potatoes.

A group-buying program that helps bring affordable fresh fruits and vegetables to our community.