Meet our Partners
We are because of them: Our partners are living relationships, evolving progressively in their possibilities for collaboration. By working together, we are able to delve deeper into community service.
The Victoria Foundation is committed to creating a food secure region where all people have access to healthy, affordable and culturally appropriate food. The Food Security Fund’s purpose is to improve regional food security through leadership activities and support for food access, food literacy and local food production.
With the support of the Victoria Foundation and the Food Security Fund, we have been able to implement many of our initiatives to support the community in accessing locally grown, nutrient dense food, and making changes within the local food systems.
Brought to you by the Esquimalt Farmers’ Market (EFM) and Iyé, the Marketbucks initiative is a farm-fresh program aiming to support our communities. This program is based on reciprocity in order to bring justice at the forefront and lay foundations to re-envision the participation of communities in certain spaces, in this case, the Farmers’ Market.
70% of the produce for the Palenke Produce Boxes are sourced from the South Island Farm Hub, to continue supporting local farmers and reduce the gap between consumers and producers.
With this strategic partner we undertake engagement activities, research and policy development related to local food systems where we support the identification of emerging issues and priorities in our communities in order and redirect the work of the organization.
We work together in different projects that are supported with our Vision, Mission and Values.