Funders and Partners

Partnerships – it takes a village. CGC recognizes the strength in numbers and we work with many organizations to accomplish shared goals.

Funders

  • BC Association of Farmers’ Markets
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • Children’s Health Foundation
  • City of Duncan
  • Community Action Initiative
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District
  • Duncan Downtown Business Improvement Area Association
  • Economic Development Cowichan
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Municipality of North Cowichan
  • Neil Squire Society
  • Government of Canada
  • Island Community Economic Trust
  • Island Health
  • Loblaws
  • Province of British Columbia
  • Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia
  • Recreation Foundation of British Columbia
  • Service Canada
  • Silk
  • Telus
  • The Leon and Thea Koerner Foundation
  • Tree Canada

Our Partners include:

Academic Partners

  • Duncan Christian School
  • Gaia College
  • Queen Margaret’s School
  • School District 79
  • Vancouver Island University

Government Partners

  • City of Duncan
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District
  • Island Health
  • Ministry of Social Development & Social Innovation
  • Municipality of North Cowichan
  • Service Canada

Island Health Food Security Hubs

  • Alberni Valley Transition Towns
  • Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable
  • Clayoquot Biosphere Trust
  • Nanaimo FoodShare
  • LUSH Valley Food Action Society
  • VI Coastal Communities Indigenous Food Network

Non-Profit & Organizational Partners

    • CMHA-CVB
    • Community Options Society
    • Community Policing
    • Cow-op.ca Online Marketplace
    • Cowichan Agricultural Society
    • Cowichan Intercultural Society
    • Cowichan Valley Land Trust
    • Cowichan Women Against Violence
    • Cycle Cowichan
    • Global Vocational Services
    • Growing Opportunities Community Farm
    • Island Farmers’ Alliance
    • Providence Farm
    • Rotary Club of Duncan
    • Transition Cowichan
    • Volunteer Cowichan
    • Vancouver Island Regional Library
    • Vancouver Island Vocational & Rehabilitation Services Ltd.

Project News

  • Before Your Plate

    Before Your Plate The Before Your Plate program is getting ready to run its Second Term from January 10th to April 13th, 2017. Interviews are still taking place until January 10th. Applicants interested in applying can contact Alyssa Loucks at alyssa@c …

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Upcoming Events

    • Organic Master Gardener Course

      Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Thursday, May 18, 2017
      Organic Master Gardener in Duncan! CGC will host this dynamic 8-week course from Gaia College March 28 - May 18 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings). Learn the foundations of organic land care - topics include: soil biology, botany, composting, soil fertility, waterwise gardening, permaculture, garden installation, tree pruning, landscape health, and garden design. Be prepared for a paradigm shift! Tuition: $695 + GST Space is limited, register early! Register at the Garden Pantry Store, 360 Duncan Street, Duncan. There will be a FREE information session on Monday March 14th at 6:00 pm at CGC. For more information call Nora at 250.748.8506
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