Accessiblility

All residents need access to affordable, healthy, and culturally appropriate food. Food is physically available to individuals, who have the resources to grow or buy and prepare it. The ability of individuals to access food is directly related to their level of income and/ or access to resources to produce food, the price of food, and the availability of a sufficient supply of food for all people.

Food Resources

Food resources are government-, charity-, or community-supported programs and services that provide access to food and related resources to community members.
- Community food resources: meal delivery services; community kitchens
- Charitable food services: free and low-cost meals and shelters with meals; food banks and food distribution centers (unprepared food or food hampers)
- Government food programs: funding mechanisms and delivery through public institutions that facilitate access, build capacity, and address needs and gaps fairly.

Name Phone Contact / Email Website Notes
Cedar Cottage Garden Society 604-876-3242 http://cedarcottagegarden.wordpress.com community garden
Cedar Cottage Neighbourhood House 604-874-4231 ccnh@cedarcottage.org http://www.anhgv.org/neighbourhood_houses/cedar_cottage.php skill building
Central Presbyterian Church 604-683-1913 www.centralpc.ca community food provider
Check Your Head Youth Global Education Network 604 685 6631 admin@checkyourhead.org http://checkyourhead.org skill building
Children Need Care Now CAPC Coalition 604-802-4744 gferguson@dera.bc.ca client/ resident food program
Christ Church Cathedral Sandwich Project 604-682-3848 office@cathedral.vancouver.bc.ca www.cathedral.vancouver.bc.ca community food provider
City Farmer cityfarm@interchange.ubc.ca food educaton; local food
City of Vancouver, City Council 604-873-7276 mayorandcouncil@vancouver.ca http://vancouver.ca/ctyclerk/mayorcouncil/index.htm food policy
City of Vancouver, Social Policy 604-829-2007 social.planning@vancouver.ca http://vancouver.ca/commsvcs/socialplanning/index.htm food policy
City Reach Care Society 604-254-2489 www.cityreach.org client/ resident food program