Food Recovery Project – January to October 2018

The Cowichan Green Community has received funding from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction to initiate a food recovery project.

With the assistance of 4 participants, this project will establish a food recovery system to reclaim unwanted and destined for the landfill food and into a variety of other more sustainable streams including re-distribution, processing, compost and animal feed.

Through the development of a strong community network of food producers, social media and innovation, this project aims to broadcast the availability and location of edible food so that it may be shared with those in need within the local community.

This project will also create a series of value added products as a stepping stone to creating a self-sustaining social enterprise.

For more information, or if you are interested in helping provide equipment, resources or your time, please contact Nathan the project supervisor at or contact us directly at the Cowichan Green Community at 250 748 8506

Thank You!


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Project News

  • Family Food Preservation Workshops

    FREE FAMILY PRESERVATION WORKSHOPS Funded by Our Cowichan Communities Health Network (OCCHN), Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is hosting a series of FREE food preservation workshops geared toward young families.  This project aims to teach or feature a …

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Upcoming Events

    • 2018 CGC AGM

      Tuesday, May 29, 2018
      CGC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is fast approaching on May 29th and we wanted to invite you to this years event! Please join us for an evening of community anchored by shared food and a updates on what the Cowichan's Food Recovery Program...
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