Further Reading

North Okanagan

Food Action Society of the North Okanagan
A non-profit, charitable organization whose purpose is to improve food security by cultivating a healthy, sustainable regional food system through education and community action.

Good Food Box
A volunteer non-profit, bulk produce buying initiative to help families include more fresh fruits and vegetables in their meals.

Enderby Food Action Committee (FACT)
A group that meets monthly to see what can be done to improve food security for Enderby and area citizens.

Armstrong Food Initiative Society
A produce-sharing program that improves access to fresh fruits and vegetables

British Columbia

BC Food Security Gateway
Knowledge exchange and collaboration to address food security in BC.

Certified Organic Associations of BC
A non-profit organization that supports and advocates for a stronger, more resilient organic sector.

Young Agrarians
A farmer to farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological, organic and regenerative farmers in Canada.

BCCDC Food Security
Reports and resources from the Population & Public Health program, which works with a variety of partners to improve food security in BC.

FarmFolk CityFolk
A not-for-profit society connecting, empowering, and inspiring people to strengthen BC’s sustainable food systems.

Farm to School BC
Brings healthy, local and sustainable food into schools and provides students with hands-on learning opportunities that develop food literacy, all while strengthening the local food system and enhancing school and community connectedness.

LUSH Valley
A catalyst for food-related projects, working hard to strengthen relationships in the local food system, and building on individuals’ food skills in an effort to increase self-reliance. Lush Valley has produced number of great resources including their Pandemic Podcast and a report on Food Security, Poverty, Housing and the Local Food System.

SPARC BC (Social Planning and Research Council)
A leader in applied research, social policy analysis and community development AND the host organization for Land to Table beginning in April 2021.

Canada-Wide

Food Secure Canada
A pan-Canadian alliance of organizations and individuals working together to advance food security and food sovereignty through three interlocking goals: zero hunger, healthy and safe food, and sustainable food systems.

Indigenous Food Systems Network
Information and descriptions of Indigenous food sovereignty and why it is important for long term food security.

Earth to Tables Legacies
A powerful multimedia, education website meant to be a catalyst for critical discussions about food justice and food sovereignty, Indigenous-settler relations, and anti-racism in the food movement.

National Farmers Union
Canada’s national farm organization committed to family and collective farms.

Farmers for Climate Solutions
A farmer-led campaign to make agriculture a solution to climate change.

The Coalition for Healthy School Food
A group of over 120 organizations from across Canada advocating for a national school food program.

Farm to Cafeteria Canada
Partnering to bring healthy, local, sustainable food into public institutions.

Food Policy for Canada
A roadmap for a healthier and more sustainable food system in Canada.

Food Insecurity Policy Research
Reports on food insecurity in Canada, fact sheets, webinars, and presentations.